Strokes Are Deadlier When They Hit COVID-19 Patients

FRIDAY, May 22, 2020 -- COVID-19 hasn't increased the risk for stroke, but when a stroke occurs it's more likely to be fatal, a new study finds. According to researchers, less than 1% of patients hospitalized for COVID-19 suffer a stroke. But they...
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One commonly reported phenomenon in the first months of the Covid-19 era in the United States has been the reduction in emergency department (ED) visits and hospitalizations of patients with heart attacks, strokes and other acute, non-Covid illnesses [1]. Less is known about whether and how the number of patients presenting to EDs for psychiatric problems has changed.
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Publication date: Available online 29 May 2020Source: Neurología (English Edition)Author(s): J.M. Trejo Gabriel y Galán
Source: Neurologia - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The management of acute neurological conditions, particularly acute ischemic stroke, in the context of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), is of importance, considering the risk of infection to the healthcare workers and patients and emerging evidence of the neuroinvasive potential of the virus. There are variations in expert guidelines further complicating the picture for clinicians in acute settings. In this light, there is a compelling need for further formulation of recommendations that compile these variations seen in the numerous guidelines present. Health system protocols for managing ongoing acute neurological car...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
The issue of'disappearing'MI and stroke admissions during the COVID-19 pandemic is being borne out in new data, mirroring that seen elsewhere in the US and Europe.Medscape Medical News
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Conditions:   Ischemic Stroke;   Covid 19 Intervention:   Other: Mechanical Trombectomy Sponsor:   University Hospital, Montpellier Recruiting
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By MICHEL ACCAD Last month marked the 400th anniversary of the birth of John Graunt, commonly regarded as the father of epidemiology.  His major published work, Natural and Political Observations Made upon the Bills of Mortality, called attention to the death statistics published weekly in London beginning in the late 16th century.  Graunt was skeptical of how causes of death were ascribed, especially in times of plagues.  Evidently, 400 years of scientific advances have done little to lessen his doubts!  A few days ago, Fox News reported that Colorado governor Jared Polis ...
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