COVID-19 tied to 2+ hour delay in seeking stroke care

Patients with an ischemic stroke are showing up at hospitals and treatment...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 neuro findings marked by mental status, stroke CT angio images show stroke in COVID-19 patient MRI illuminates neurologic manifestations of COVID-19 Stroke scans drop by 40% during COVID-19 outbreak 7T MRI sheds new light on risks associated with stroke
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CONCLUSIONS: In VFT analysis of SSNHL with dizziness, diverse patterns were identified. In the absence of SN, no definite vestibular organ involvement was the most frequent. But in the case with SN, posterior canal deficit was most common and cerebellar ischemic stroke was rare. PMID: 32623411 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Vestibular Research: Equilibrium and Orientation - Category: Neuroscience Tags: J Vestib Res Source Type: research
NIEHS encourages grant recipients to participate in the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations initiative. (read more)
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Mesenchymal stem cells are being reimagined to tackle COVID-19-associated acute respiratory distress syndrome.Medscape Medical News
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Donald Trump ’s handling of US crisisunder microscope; Israel reimposes restrictionsafter infections spikeTrump official defends misleading claim 99% of cases are ‘harmless’World treating symptoms, not cause of pandemics, says UNIndia sees record daily rise as capital opens giant hospitalBorder closes between Australian states of NSW and VictoriaWorld map: which countries have the most cases and deaths?9.35pmBSTIn the UK, care leaders, unions and MPs have rounded onBoris Johnson after he accused care homes of failing to follow proper procedures amid the pandemic, saying the prime minister appeared to be s...
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An open letter points to outbreaks that cannot be explained by large droplets and contact with surfaces alone.
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Conclusion: Covid-19 mobile applications were available in countries on five continents, in the main languages of communication and free of charge; however, with limited accessibility for people with disabilities.RESUMEN Objetivo: describir aplicaciones m óviles sobre Covid-19 disponibles para descargar en teléfonos inteligentes. Método: estudio transversal realizado con 52 aplicaciones móviles sobre Covid-19 obtenidas en las tiendas virtuales para teléfonos inteligentes con sistemas operativos Android e iOS. Se emplearon la Prueba Exacta de F isher y el coeficiente V de Cramér. Re...
Source: Texto e Contexto - Enfermagem - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
BACKGROUND: Several medications have been associated with an increased risk of balance deficits and greater likelihood to sustain a fall, representing a large health and economic issue. Statins are regularly prescribed to prevent strokes and heart attacks,...
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The outbreak of a novel coronavirus since December 2019, became an emergency of major international concern. As of June 21, 2020, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused 8,769,844 confirmed infections with 463,745 ...
Source: Diagnostic Pathology - Category: Pathology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
AbstractRecently WHO has declared novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak a pandemic. Acute respiratory syndrome seems to be the most common manifestation of COVID-19. Besides pneumonia, it has been demonstrated that SARS-CoV-2 infection affects multiple organs, including brain tissues, causing different neurological manifestations, especially acute cerebrovascular disease (ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke), impaired consciousness and skeletal muscle injury. To our knowledge, among neurological disorders associated with SARS-CoV2 infection, no Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome (PRES) has been described...
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
While the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spreads all over the world, the healthcare systems are facing the dramatic challenge of simultaneously fight against the outbreak and life-threating emergencies.In this biological setting, emergency departments and neurovascular teams are exposed to high risk of infection and should therefore be prepared to deal with neurological emergencies safely.The purpose of this article is to analyze the current evidence on COVID-19 in the context of acute ischemic stroke and to describe the model of behavior we are putting into action to maintain the stroke pathw...
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
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