It's possible the patients, who are in their 30s and 40s and have mild symptoms associated with the disease, are less likely to seek urgent medical care and call 911 because of the influx of COVID-19 patients.
Dr. Thomas Oxley, a neurosurgeon at Mount Sinai Health System in NY, and colleagues who have spoken to CNN said they have treated five patients below the age of 50 who all had mild symptoms of Covid-19 or were asymptomatic. The docs add that COVID-19 can cause the blood to clot unnaturally and could cause a stroke.
When records were pulled from almost 6,000 patients hospitalized by way of the Northwell Health system, they revealed 94% of patients affected had more than one disease in addition to COVID-19. Symptoms similar to cardiac arrest and neurological signs have been observed in other patients who may not have shown the most common COVID-19 signs.
One doctor called the link between coronavirus and stroke "one of the clearest and most profound correlations I've come across".
What is even more concerning is the age range of some people with COVID-19 who have strokes.
The company says that the machine has now been deployed at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital where it serves as a telemedicine platform, helping health-care workers triage potential COVID-19 cases without actually being close to them during the assessment. "All tested positive. Two of them delayed calling an ambulance". At least one individual has died and many others are in the stroke unit or care.
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Dr. Oxley and his colleagues said the hospital had seen five cases in the last two weeks where people under the age of 50 presented with strokes.
The easiest way to remember the symptoms of a stroke and what to look for is the "FAST" method.
"The most effective treatment for large vessel stroke is clot retrieval, but this must be performed within 6 hours, and sometimes within 24 hours". But that's not necessarily a bad thing.