TIA Prognosis: Risk of Stroke by 90 Days After Presentation

Select Criteria:
Patient more than 60 years old (1 point)
Concurrent Diabetes Mellitus (1 point)
TIA Lasted more than 10 minutes (1 point)
Patient experienced weakness during TIA (1 point)
Patient experienced speech problems with TIA (1 point)
Results: Total Criteria Point Count:
Approximate 90 Day Risk of Stroke
0 points:Virtually no Risk
1 point:3% Risk
2 points:7% Risk
3 points:11% Risk
4 points:15% Risk
5 points:34% Risk
  1. Johnston SC, Gress DR, Browner WS, Sidney S. Short-term prognosis after emergency department diagnosis of TIA. JAMA. 2000; 284: 2901-6.
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