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Professor Peter Rothwell (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences) says more must be done to raise awareness of the need to take rapid action after a mini-stroke in order to reduce the number of major strokes.

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The study of more than 2,200 patients across Oxfordshire was published in JAMA Neurology. It looked at the association of the FAST (Face-Arms-Speech-Time) public education campaign with delays and failure to seek medical attention after a transient ischemic attack (TIA), or mini-stroke.

Find out more (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences website)