ABCD Score For Stroke

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Risk factors to predict risk of stroke after a TIA in the next 7 days.  Published in 2005 (Lancet).  Now merged with the California Score for Stroke (90 days prediction) to give the ABCD2 Score For Stroke.



Risk Factor

Category

Score

A

Age

Age ≥ 60

1


Age < 60

0

B

Blood pressure

SBP >140 or DBP ≥ 90

1


Other

0

C

Clinical Features

Unilateral Weakness

2


Speech Disturbance (no weakness)

1


Other

0

D

Duration

≥ 60 Minutes

2


10-59 Minutes

1


< 10 Minutes

0


TOTAL

/6


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