3 years ago

Validating the TeleStroke Mimic Score: A Prediction Rule for Identifying Stroke Mimics Evaluated Over Telestroke Networks.

L Wylie Shepard, Lee H Schwamm, Syed F Ali, Kishore Vedala, Roland Backhaus, Jennifer J Majersik, Jeffrey A Switzer, Gordian J Hubert
Up to 30% of acute stroke evaluations are deemed stroke mimics, and these are common in telestroke as well. We recently published a risk prediction score for use during telestroke encounters to differentiate stroke mimics from ischemic cerebrovascular disease derived and validated in the Partners TeleStroke Network. Using data from 3 distinct US and European telestroke networks, we sought to externally validate the TeleStroke Mimic (TM) score in a broader population.

Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018758

DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.018758

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