What should be included in the assessment of overall health and appearance in transient ischemic attack (TIA)?

Updated: Dec 03, 2018
  • Author: Ashish Nanda, MD; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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The examiner should assess the patient’s overall health and appearance, making an assessment of the following:

  • Attentiveness

  • Ability to interact with the examiner

  • Language and memory skills

  • Overall hydration status

  • Development

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