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Exploring adverse outcomes in post-COVID-19 condition patients

In a recent study published in the JAMA Health Forum, researchers assessed the adverse outcomes observed among post-coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) condition (PCC) patients as compared to non-COVID-19 (NC) persons. Study: One-Year Adverse Outcomes Among US Adults With Post–COVID-19 Condition…

How SARS-CoV-2 infection affects acute ischemic stroke outcomes

The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2), has affected millions of individuals worldwide, with a high rate of mortality and morbidity. Importantly, SARS-CoV-2 infection has been associated with an increased risk of…

Study explores the effect of COVID-19 on platelet function

The coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) pandemic that emerged in Wuhan, China, in late December 2019 spread rapidly throughout the world and has caused over 6.5 million deaths. The disease is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), a positive…

The impact of COVID-19 on the metrics for stroke care

A recent study published in PLOS ONE evaluated the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on stroke code (SC) metrics. Study: The COVID-19 pandemic effect on the prehospital Madrid stroke code metrics and diagnostic accuracy. Image Credit: SewCream/Shutterstock…