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Table 2 Most frequent “probable” or “possible” reasons for separations after TIA or ischaemic stroke

From: Transient ischaemic attack and ischaemic stroke: constructing episodes of care using hospital claims data

  ICD-10AM codes TIA Ischaemic stroke
Total number of separations within 60 days   1274 1989
Reasons for separations classified as “probably” related (% of all separations)    
Rehabilitation Z50 82 (14.3%) 1000 (50.3%)
Stroke, within 0 – 1 day I60–I64 31 (2.4%) 288 (14.5%)
TIA, within 0 – 1 day G45 84 (6.6%) 7 (0.4%)
Awaiting bed elsewhere Z75.1 41 (3.1%) 112 (5.6%)
Reasons for separations classified as “possibly” related (% of all separations)    
Stroke, within 2 – 60 days I60–I64 33 (2.6%) 46 (2.3%)
TIA, within 2 – 60 days G45 57 (4.5%) 13 (0.7%)
Cardiac arrhythmias I44, I46–I49 26 (2.0%) 22 (1.1%)
Acute respiratory infection or pneumonia J06, J12–J18, J22 35 (2.7%) 18 (0.9%)