Analysis of the records of UK patients who suffered a stroke indicates that over half of people who should have received drugs to prevent strokes had not been prescribed such medicines.
Research suggests ‘missed opportunities’ to prescribe drugs for stroke prevention. [Press release]. Birmingham: University of Birmingham, Nov 15th 2016.
This relates to:
Turner, GM. Calvert, M. [and] Feltham, MG. [et al] (2016). Under-prescribing of prevention drugs and primary prevention of stroke and transient ischaemic attack in UK general practice: a retrospective analysis. PLoS Medicine. November 15th 2016; 13(11): e1002169.
Also of likely interest, from the same team:
Turner, GM. Calvert, M. [and] Feltham, MG. [et al] (2016). Ongoing impairments following transient ischaemic attack: retrospective cohort study. European Journal of Neurology. November 2016; 23(11): 1642-1650.