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    July 2019
  1. SAJEEV JK, Koshy AN, Dewey H, Kalman JM, et al
    Association between excessive premature atrial complexes and cryptogenic stroke: results of a case-control study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e029164.
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  2. WILSON D, Ambler G, Shakeshaft C, Banerjee G, et al
    Potential missed opportunities to prevent ischaemic stroke: prospective multicentre cohort study of atrial fibrillation-associated ischaemic stroke and TIA.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028387.
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  3. MOULLAALI TJ, Wang X, Woodhouse LJ, Law ZK, et al
    Lowering blood pressure after acute intracerebral haemorrhage: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis using individual patient data from randomised controlled trials participating in the Blood Pressure in Acute Stroke Collaboration (BASC).
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e030121.
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  4. VENEMA E, Duvekot MHC, Lingsma HF, Rozeman AD, et al
    Prehospital triage of patients with suspected stroke symptoms (PRESTO): protocol of a prospective observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028810.
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  5. MALKI N, Hagg S, Tiikkaja S, Koupil I, et al
    Short-term and long-term case-fatality rates for myocardial infarction and ischaemic stroke by socioeconomic position and sex: a population-based cohort study in Sweden, 1990-1994 and 2005-2009.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026192.
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  6. LIAO HW, Saver J, Yeh HC, Chen CS, et al
    Low fasting glucose and future risks of major adverse outcomes in people without baseline diabetes or cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026010.
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    June 2019
  7. CHEN H, Shi L, Wang N, Han Y, et al
    Analysis on geographic variations in hospital deaths and endovascular therapy in ischaemic stroke patients: an observational cross-sectional study in China.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e029079.
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    May 2019
  8. GAO L, Sheppard L, Wu O, Churilov L, et al
    Economic evaluation of a phase III international randomised controlled trial of very early mobilisation after stroke (AVERT).
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026230.
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  9. ZHANG XG, Zhu XQ, Xue J, Li ZZ, et al
    Personalised antiplatelet therapy based on pharmacogenomics in acute ischaemic minor stroke and transient ischaemic attack: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e028595.
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  10. PRATT NL, Ramsay E, Kalisch Ellett LM, Duszynski K, et al
    Comparative effectiveness and safety of low-strength and high-strength direct oral anticoagulants compared with warfarin: a sequential cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e026486.
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    April 2019
  11. TORNES M, McLernon D, Bachmann M, Musgrave S, et al
    Does service heterogeneity have an impact on acute hospital length of stay in stroke? A UK-based multicentre prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e024506.
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  12. LEE SY, Lim JS, Oh DJ, Kong IG, et al
    Risk of ischaemic stroke in patients with migraine: a longitudinal follow-up study using a national sample cohort in South Korea.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e027701.
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  13. JENSEN JS, Weeke PE, Bang LE, Hofsten DE, et al
    Clinical characteristics and lipid lowering treatment of patients initiated on proprotein convertase subtilisin-kexin type 9 inhibitors: a nationwide cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e022702.
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    March 2019
  14. ROHLA M, Weiss TW, Pecen L, Patti G, et al
    Risk factors for thromboembolic and bleeding events in anticoagulated patients with atrial fibrillation: the prospective, multicentre observational PREvention oF thromboembolic events - European Registry in Atrial Fibrillation (PREFER in AF).
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e022478.
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    February 2019
  15. DOLMANS LS, Kappelle LJ, Bartelink ME, Hoes AW, et al
    Delay in patients suspected of transient ischaemic attack: a cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e027161.
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  16. KANG EY, Lin YH, Wang NK, Yeung L, et al
    Aspirin use in central retinal arterial occlusion to prevent ischaemic stroke: a retrospective cohort study in Taiwan.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e025455.
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  17. ROBINSON TG, Davison WJ, Rothwell PM, Potter JF, et al
    Randomised controlled trial of a Calcium Channel or Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor/Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Regime to Reduce Blood Pressure Variability following Ischaemic Stroke (CAARBS): a protocol for a feasibility study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e025301.
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  18. SHARRIEF AZ, Hinojosa E, Cooksey G, Okpala MN, et al
    Does care in a specialised stroke prevention clinic improve poststroke blood pressure control: a protocol for a randomised comparative effectiveness study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e024695.
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    January 2019
  19. COLIN O, Labreuche J, Deguil J, Mendyk AM, et al
    Preadmission use of benzodiazepines and stroke outcomes: the Biostroke prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2019;9:e022720.
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    November 2018
  20. BUSINGYE D, Kilkenny MF, Purvis T, Kim J, et al
    Is length of time in a stroke unit associated with better outcomes for patients with stroke in Australia? An observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e022536.
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    October 2018
  21. WU S, Yuan R, Xiong Y, Zhang S, et al
    Clinical features, management and outcomes of severe ischaemic stroke in tertiary hospitals in China: protocol for a prospective multicentre registry-based observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e024900.
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    September 2018
  22. ISTVAN M, Lecoffre C, Bayat S, Bejot Y, et al
    What is the evolution of stroke unit's accessibility in metropolitan France from 2009 to 2014? A trend analysis of over 600 000 patients using national hospital databases.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e023599.
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  23. SCHEITZ JF, Gensicke H, Zinkstok SM, Curtze S, et al
    Cohort profile: Thrombolysis in Ischemic Stroke Patients (TRISP): a multicentre research collaboration.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e023265.
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    August 2018
  24. VAN DOORN S, Tavenier A, Rutten FH, Hoes AW, et al
    Risk of cardiac and non-cardiac adverse events in community-dwelling older patients with atrial fibrillation: a prospective cohort study in the Netherlands.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021681.
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  25. CHEON C, Kang S, Ko Y, Kim M, et al
    Single-arm, open-label, dose-escalation phase I study to evaluate the safety of a herbal medicine SH003 in patients with solid cancer: a study protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019502.
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  26. ZHANG X, Li Z, Zhao X, Xian Y, et al
    Relationship between hospital performance measures and outcomes in patients with acute ischaemic stroke: a prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020467.
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    July 2018
  27. KOMAGAMINE J, Sugawara K, Kaminaga M, Tatsumi S, et al
    Study protocol for a single-centre, prospective, non-blinded, randomised, 12-month, parallel-group superiority study to compare the efficacy of pharmacist intervention versus usual care for elderly patients hospitalised in orthopaedic wards.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021924.
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  28. MIR H, Siemieniuk RAC, Ge LC, Foroutan F, et al
    Patent foramen ovale closure, antiplatelet therapy or anticoagulation in patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: a systematic review and network meta-analysis incorporating complementary external evidence.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e023761.
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  29. DONG H, Yu Y, Yao S, Lu Y, et al
    Acute effects of air pollution on ischaemic stroke onset and deaths: a time-series study in Changzhou, China.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020425.
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  30. KOMAGAMINE J
    Prevalence of potentially inappropriate medications at admission and discharge among hospitalised elderly patients with acute medical illness at a single centre in Japan: a retrospective cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021152.
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  31. HAN TS, Fry CH, Fluck D, Affley B, et al
    Anticoagulation therapy in patients with stroke and atrial fibrillation: a registry-based study of acute stroke care in Surrey, UK.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e022558.
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  32. CHEON C, Kang S, Ko Y, Kim M, et al
    Sipjeondaebo-tang in patients with breast cancer with fatigue: a protocol for a pilot, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021242.
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    June 2018
  33. KOSTER GT, Nguyen TTM, Groot AED, Coutinho JM, et al
    A Reduction in Time with Electronic Monitoring In Stroke (ARTEMIS): study protocol for a randomised multicentre trial.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020844.
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    May 2018
  34. PICCARDI B, Arba F, Nesi M, Palumbo V, et al
    Reperfusion Injury after ischemic Stroke Study (RISKS): single-centre (Florence, Italy), prospective observational protocol study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021183.
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    April 2018
  35. CHINDA B, Medvedev G, Siu W, Ester M, et al
    Automation of CT-based haemorrhagic stroke assessment for improved clinical outcomes: study protocol and design.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020260.
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  36. BALDWIN HJ, Marashi-Pour S, Chen HY, Kaldor J, et al
    Is the weekend effect really ubiquitous? A retrospective clinical cohort analysis of 30-day mortality by day of week and time of day using linked population data from New South Wales, Australia.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e016943.
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  37. HARPER P, Pollock D, Stephens M
    Dabigatran persistence and adherence in New Zealand: a nationwide retrospective observational study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020212.
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  38. LOU H, Dong Z, Zhang P, Shao X, et al
    Interaction of diabetes and smoking on stroke: a population-based cross-sectional survey in China.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e017706.
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  39. MAGNUSSON P, Koyi H, Mattsson G
    A protocol for a prospective observational study using chest and thumb ECG: transient ECG assessment in stroke evaluation (TEASE) in Sweden.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019933.
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  40. ERIKSSON HP, Andersson E, Schioler L, Soderberg M, et al
    Longitudinal study of occupational noise exposure and joint effects with job strain and risk for coronary heart disease and stroke in Swedish men.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019160.
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    March 2018
  41. JAMISON J, Sutton S, Mant J, De Simoni A, et al
    Online stroke forum as source of data for qualitative research: insights from a comparison with patients' interviews.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020133.
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  42. HUIART L, Ferdynus C, Renoux C, Beaugrand A, et al
    Trends in initiation of direct oral anticoagulant therapies for atrial fibrillation in a national population-based cross-sectional study in the French health insurance databases.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018180.
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  43. LIU X, Kong D, Lian H, Zhao X, et al
    Distribution and predictors of hospital charges for haemorrhagic stroke patients in Beijing, China, March 2012 to February 2015: a retrospective study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e017693.
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  44. TEH WL, Abdin E, Vaingankar JA, Seow E, et al
    Prevalence of stroke, risk factors, disability and care needs in older adults in Singapore: results from the WiSE study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020285.
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  45. BEST JR, Eng JJ, Davis JC, Hsiung R, et al
    Study protocol for Vitality: a proof-of-concept randomised controlled trial of exercise training or complex mental and social activities to promote cognition in adults with chronic stroke.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021490.
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  46. VEALE EL, Stewart AJ, Mathie A, Lall SK, et al
    Pharmacists detecting atrial fibrillation (PDAF) in primary care during the influenza vaccination season: a multisite, cross-sectional screening protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e021121.
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  47. JAMISON J, Ayerbe L, Di Tanna GL, Sutton S, et al
    Evaluating practical support stroke survivors get with medicines and unmet needs in primary care: a survey.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019874.
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  48. ROWE FJ, Hepworth LR, Hanna KL, Howard C, et al
    Visual Impairment Screening Assessment (VISA) tool: pilot validation.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e020562.
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    February 2018
  49. JOLLIFFE L, Lannin NA, Cadilhac DA, Hoffmann T, et al
    Systematic review of clinical practice guidelines to identify recommendations for rehabilitation after stroke and other acquired brain injuries.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018791.
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  50. CAI Y, Zhang CS, Ouyang W, Li J, et al
    Electroacupuncture for poststroke spasticity (EAPSS): protocol for a randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e017912.
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  51. PAN Y, Cai X, Huo X, Zhao X, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of mechanical thrombectomy within 6 hours of acute ischaemic stroke in China.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018951.
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  52. PALMCRANTZ S, Sommerfeld DK
    Development and validation of the Swedish national stroke register Riksstroke's questionnaires in patients at 3 and 12 months after stroke: a qualitative study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018702.
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  53. DAVIS G, Baboolal N, Mc Rae A, Stewart R, et al
    Dementia prevalence in a population at high vascular risk: the Trinidad national survey of ageing and cognition.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018288.
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  54. DEAN SG, Poltawski L, Forster A, Taylor RS, et al
    Community-based rehabilitation training after stroke: results of a pilot randomised controlled trial (ReTrain) investigating acceptability and feasibility.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018409.
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  55. TANG Y, Chen A, Zhu S, Yang L, et al
    Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation for depression after basal ganglia ischaemic stroke: protocol for a multicentre randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018011.
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    January 2018
  56. DENHAM AMJ, Baker AL, Spratt N, Guillaumier A, et al
    The unmet needs of informal carers of stroke survivors: a protocol for a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative studies.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019571.
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  57. MCALISTER FA, Wiebe N, Hemmelgarn BR
    Time in therapeutic range and stability over time for warfarin users in clinical practice: a retrospective cohort study using linked routinely collected health data in Alberta, Canada.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e016980.
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  58. LOO SY, Coulombe J, Dell'Aniello S, Brophy JM, et al
    Comparative effectiveness of novel oral anticoagulants in UK patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation and chronic kidney disease: a matched cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019638.
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  59. ZHAN J, Pan R, Zhou M, Tan F, et al
    Electroacupuncture as an adjunctive therapy for motor dysfunction in acute stroke survivors: a systematic review and meta-analyses.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e017153.
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  60. HAVSTEEN I, Ovesen C, Willer L, Nybing JD, et al
    Small cortical grey matter lesions show no persistent infarction in transient ischaemic attack? A prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018160.
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  61. APENTENG PN, Gao H, Hobbs FR, Fitzmaurice DA, et al
    Temporal trends in antithrombotic treatment of real-world UK patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation: findings from the GARFIELD-AF registry.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018905.
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  62. MERRIMAN NA, Sexton E, Donnelly NA, McCabe G, et al
    Managing cognitive impairment following stroke: protocol for a systematic review of non-randomised controlled studies of psychological interventions.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e019001.
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  63. KOTZIAN ST, Schwarzinger A, Haider S, Saletu B, et al
    Home polygraphic recording with telemedicine monitoring for diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnoea in stroke (HOPES Study): study protocol for a single-blind, randomised controlled trial.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018847.
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  64. JOHNSON L, Bird ML, Muthalib M, Teo WP, et al
    Innovative STRoke Interactive Virtual thErapy (STRIVE) online platform for community-dwelling stroke survivors: a randomised controlled trial protocol.
    BMJ Open. 2018;8:e018388.
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    December 2017
  65. ROSBERGEN ICM, Brauer SG, Fitzhenry S, Grimley RS, et al
    Qualitative investigation of the perceptions and experiences of nursing and allied health professionals involved in the implementation of an enriched environment in an Australian acute stroke unit.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e018226.
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  66. FOX KAA, Lucas JE, Pieper KS, Bassand JP, et al
    Improved risk stratification of patients with atrial fibrillation: an integrated GARFIELD-AF tool for the prediction of mortality, stroke and bleed in patients with and without anticoagulation.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e017157.
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  67. KOMAGAMINE J, Komagamine T
    Temporal changes in the documentation of neurological findings among patients with acute ischaemic stroke in a single centre in Japan: a retrospective cross-sectional study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e019480.
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  68. HAN TS, Fry CH, Fluck D, Affley B, et al
    Evaluation of anticoagulation status for atrial fibrillation on early ischaemic stroke outcomes: a registry-based, prospective cohort study of acute stroke care in Surrey, UK.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e019122.
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  69. ALLEN M, Pearn K, Villeneuve E, Monks T, et al
    Feasibility of a hyper-acute stroke unit model of care across England: a modelling analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e018143.
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  70. SOGAARD M, Skjoth F, Kjaeldgaard JN, Larsen TB, et al
    Atrial fibrillation in patients with severe mental disorders and the risk of stroke, fatal thromboembolic events and bleeding: a nationwide cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e018209.
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    November 2017
  71. SARTINI C, Whincup PH, Wannamethee SG, Jefferis BJ, et al
    Associations of time of day with cardiovascular disease risk factors measured in older men: results from the British Regional Heart Study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e018264.
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    October 2017
  72. KOSTULAS N, Larsson M, Kall TB, von Euler M, et al
    Safety of thrombolysis in stroke mimics: an observational cohort study from an urban teaching hospital in Sweden.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016311.
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  73. TOMARI S, Yokota C, Nishimura K, Hino T, et al
    Effects of school-based intervention by emergency medical technicians on students and their parents: a community-based prospective study of the Akashi project.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016780.
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  74. POLZIK P, Johansson PI, Hyldegaard O
    How biomarkers reflect the prognosis and treatment of necrotising soft tissue infections and the effects of hyperbaric oxygen therapy: the protocol of the prospective cohort PROTREAT study conducted at a tertiary hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e017805.
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    September 2017
  75. LIN SM, Yang SH, Cheng HY, Liang CC, et al
    Thiazide diuretics and the risk of hip fracture after stroke: a population-based propensity-matched cohort study using Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016992.
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  76. DAHLGREN C, Geary L, Hasselstrom J, Rehnberg C, et al
    Recording a diagnosis of stroke, transient ischaemic attack or myocardial infarction in primary healthcare and the association with dispensation of secondary preventive medication: a registry-based prospective cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015723.
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  77. KHAN F, Rahman A, Carrier M, Kearon C, et al
    Long-term risk of recurrence after discontinuing anticoagulants for a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:16950.
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  78. WANG HB, Ji P, Zhao XS, Xu H, et al
    Recombinant human TNK tissue-type plasminogen activator (rhTNK-tPA) versus alteplase (rt-PA) as fibrinolytic therapy for acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (China TNK STEMI): protocol for a randomised, controlled, non-inferiority trial.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016838.
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  79. VAN DEN DRIES CJ, Oudega R, Elvan A, Rutten FH, et al
    Integrated management of atrial fibrillation including tailoring of anticoagulation in primary care: study design of the ALL-IN cluster randomised trial.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015510.
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  80. HSU RCJ, Salika T, Maw J, Lyratzopoulos G, et al
    Influence of hospital volume on nephrectomy mortality and complications: a systematic review and meta-analysis stratified by surgical type.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016833.
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  81. JHAVERI MM, Benjamin-Garner R, Rianon N, Sherer M, et al
    Telemedicine-guided education on secondary stroke and fall prevention following inpatient rehabilitation for Texas patients with stroke and their caregivers: a feasibility pilot study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e017340.
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  82. ZHANG FL, Guo ZN, Wu YH, Liu HY, et al
    Prevalence of stroke and associated risk factors: a population based cross sectional study from northeast China.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015758.
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  83. PURRUCKER JC, Hartig F, Richter H, Engelbrecht A, et al
    Design and validation of a clinical scale for prehospital stroke recognition, severity grading and prediction of large vessel occlusion: the shortened NIH Stroke Scale for emergency medical services.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016893.
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    August 2017
  84. TOKAIRIN K, Osanai T, Abumiya T, Kazumata K, et al
    Regional transarterial hypothermic infusion in combination with endovascular thrombectomy in acute ischaemic stroke with cerebral main arterial occlusion: protocol to investigate safety of the clinical trial.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016502.
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  85. VAN LIESHOUT ECC, Visser-Meily JMA, Neggers SFW, van der Worp HB, et al
    Brain stimulation for arm recovery after stroke (B-STARS): protocol for a randomised controlled trial in subacute stroke patients.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016566.
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  86. KUO CS, Chen YT, Hsu CY, Chang CC, et al
    The impact of chronic hepatitis B infection on major adverse cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in patients with diabetes: a nationwide population-based study from Taiwan.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016179.
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  87. EBBEN HP, Nederhoed JH, Lely RJ, Wisselink W, et al
    Microbubbles and UltraSound-accelerated Thrombolysis (MUST) for peripheral arterial occlusions: protocol for a phase II single-arm trial.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014365.
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  88. OLSSON OA, Persson HC, Alt Murphy M, Sunnerhagen KS, et al
    Early prediction of physical activity level 1 year after stroke: a longitudinal cohort study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016369.
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  89. CADILHAC DA, Andrew NE, Stroil Salama E, Hill K, et al
    Improving discharge care: the potential of a new organisational intervention to improve discharge after hospitalisation for acute stroke, a controlled before-after pilot study.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e016010.
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    July 2017
  90. SHIH CC, Yeh CC, Hu CJ, Lane HL, et al
    Risk of dementia in patients with non-haemorrhagic stroke receiving acupuncture treatment: a nationwide matched cohort study from Taiwan's National Health Insurance Research Database.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e013638.
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  91. YU AYX, Quan H, McRae AD, Wagner GO, et al
    A cohort study on physician documentation and the accuracy of administrative data coding to improve passive surveillance of transient ischaemic attacks.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015234.
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    June 2017
  92. MANSFIELD A, Brooks D, Tang A, Taylor D, et al
    Promoting Optimal Physical Exercise for Life (PROPEL): aerobic exercise and self-management early after stroke to increase daily physical activity-study protocol for a stepped-wedge randomised trial.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015843.
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  93. RAO A, Jones A, Bottle A, Darzi A, et al
    A retrospective cohort study of high-impact users among patients with cerebrovascular conditions.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e014618.
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  94. ROCCATELLO D, Sciascia S, Rossi D, Naretto C, et al
    Outpatient percutaneous native renal biopsy: safety profile in a large monocentric cohort.
    BMJ Open. 2017;7:e015243.
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    April 2017
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