ABCD2 Scoring tool for calculating risk of CVA

Age >60 years 1 point
Blood pressure >140/90mmHg 1 point
Clinical signs Unilateral weaknessSpeech disturbance 2 points1 point
Duration of symptoms 0-59 mins60 mins or more 1 point2 points
Diabetes Diabetes 1 point

Score 4 or more indicates significant risk of CVA

Thanks to Practice Nurse 41 8 for this.

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