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Table 3 Other diagnoses (excluding ≤ 3 h acute cerebrovascular disease) among patients with prenotification (n = 203)

From: Effect of prehospital notification on acute stroke care: a multicenter study

Diagnoses n (%)
>3 hours since stroke onset or TIAa 116 (57.1 %)
Seizure 39 (19.2 %)
Hypoglycemia 4 (2.0 %)
Peripheral vertigo or dizziness 2 (1.0 %)
Prior stroke 5 (2.5 %)
Traumatic brain injury 3 (1.5 %)
Syncope 5 (2.5 %)
Intracranial tumor 5 (2.5 %)
Drug or alcohol overdose 3 (1.5 %)
Hepatic encephalopathy 4 (2.0 %)
Serotonin syndrome 1 (0.5 %)
Hydrocephalus 1 (0.5 %)
Aortic dissection 2 (1.0 %)
Weakness due to other medical problems 13 (6.4 %)
  1. aTIA: transient ischemic attack