Impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on hospital care systems in acute ischemic stroke

Takeaway

  • The Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak in North West Spain is associated with a reduced number of individuals administered reperfusion therapies in acute ischemic stroke.

Why this matters

    In the event of a second COVID-19 outbreak, it is important to consider the hospital emergency care systems in place, in order to maintain optimal care of acute ischemic stroke.