Here is another installment of the Paucis Verbis (In a Few Words) e-card series on the topic of Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA) from EM Clinics of North America. I use this card a lot specifically for the ABCD2 risk-stratification score.

PV Card: Transient Ischemic Attacks

Adapted from [1] Go to ALiEM (PV) Cards for more resources.


  1. Ross M, Nahab F. Management of transient ischemia attacks in the twenty-first century. Emerg Med Clin North Am. 2009;27(1):51-69, viii. [PubMed]
Michelle Lin, MD
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Department of Emergency Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Michelle Lin, MD


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