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A 76-year-old woman comes to your office for a consultation. Yesterday, she had left hemiparesis for 30 minutes. She thought it was a stroke but now she is completely asymptomatic. She has a history of atrial fibrillation, angina and hypertension. She takes aspirin 81 mg and propranolol 80 mg.
What is your appropriate initial management for this patient?
A- Schedule another appointment whenever she has symptoms
B- Schedule transesophageal echocardiography
C- Schedule carotid duplex ultrasonography
D- Schedule MRI to the brain
E- Obtain CT scan of the head

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