Transient ischaemic attack (TIA)

Resource type

Front of leaflettransient ischaemic attack or TIA (also known as a mini-stroke) is the same as a stroke, except that the symptoms last for a short amount of time.  If you think you may have had a TIA, or know someone who has, this leaflet explains what the symptoms are, what you should do when you have them and how a TIA is diagnosed and treated.

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Document date

April 2014
Next review due
May 2017