:: Volume 23, Issue 4 (winter 2022) ::
EBNESINA 2022, 23(4): 78-83 Back to browse issues page
Covid-19 ischemic stroke: a narrative review
Forough Faroughi , Hosein Nasiri , Iman Taghizadeh Firozjaie
Instructor, Department of Medical-Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , imantaghizade011@gmail.com
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Background and aims: Some studies have shown that Covid-19 increases the risk of ischemic stroke. Therefore, the present study was performed to review the studies on ischemic stroke associated with Covid-19.
Methods: The articles were searched in national and international databases. In the present study, 17 articles were identified and according to the purpose of the study, five studies were reviewed.
Results: Studies have shown that Covid-19 increased risk of acute ischemic stroke. All studies have expressed that in patients with acute ischemic stroke following Covid-19, D-dimer was increased due to the breakdown of fibrin which indicates increased blood coagulation. Conclusion: There is a risk of stroke in patients with Covid-19. All patients should be monitored for clinical signs of stroke and laboratory parameters, especially inflammatory and coagulation parameters, during and after hospitalization.
Keywords: Ischemic Stroke, COVID-19, Review Literature
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Disaster Medicine
Received: 2021/10/9 | Accepted: 2021/11/14 | Published: 2021/12/31

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