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Emergency implementation of a teleneurology service at the neuromuscular diseases unit of Hospital Regional de Málaga during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Emergency implementation of a teleneurology service at the neuromuscular diseases unit of Hospital Regional de Málaga during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic

Neurología ElSevier

Jul 2020

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

Incidence and case fatality rate of COVID-19 in patients with active epilepsy

Neurology

June 2020

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?

Impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection on neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases: A delayed pandemic?

Neurología ElSevier

May 2020

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...