Emergency implementation of a teleneurology service at the neuromuscular diseases unit of Hospital Regional de Málaga during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic
Teleneurology was initially developed to provide care for complex, acute disorders in patients living in remote places, as was the case with telestroke.1 However, in recent years its use has been expanded to treat other neurological diseases, and teleneurology has been gradually incorporated into routine outpatient follow-up.2 Benefits include a reduction in time and travel costs for patients
Incidence and case fatality rate of COVID-19 in patients with active epilepsy
OBJECTIVE This article estimates the incidence and fatality of COVID-19 and identify potential risk factors to fatality in patients with active epilepsy. MATERIAL AND METHODS This is a cross-sectional observational study of patients with active epilepsy and COVID-19. A control group was used to compare the cumulative incidence and case fatality rate (CFR)...
Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases: A delayed pandemic?
Introduction SARS-CoV-2 was first detected in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has since spread across the world. At present, the virus has infected over 1.7 million people and caused over 100 000 deaths worldwide. Research is currently focused on understanding the acute infection and developing effective treatment strategies...