neurology
Stroke

Australia sees 37% decline in ‘code stroke’ in COVID-19 pandemic

Radiologists have reported a significant reduction in stroke imaging and interventions during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. The study, from Monash Health, reinforces concerns that pandemic-related fears have stopped people from presenting to hospital with potentially serious and time-sensitive conditions. The investigators compared the number of multimodal CTs performed for a ...

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