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 ...
Australia sees 37% decline in ‘code stroke’ in COVID-19 pandemic
By Mardi Chapman
3 Sep 2020