In the face of a crushing surge of cases that halted elective surgeries, strained resources, and threatened to overwhelm staff, Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston acted quickly to transform its facility into one of the most efficient and successful COVID-19 programs in the country.
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The COVID-19 pandemic presented hospitals with unprecedented rapid change. In this study, the authors designed and implemented a data-driven model to project future hospitalizations during the recovery period at a large New England hospital.
A good knowledge of the main features of hospitalized patients during the complete lockdown should improve the management of new COVID-19 surges. The in-hospital mortality rate during the first wave of COVID-19 in Madrid was 14%. It was largely driven by older age, the presence of underlying chronic conditions (≥2) and living at nursing homes.
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This analysis demonstrates younger age, greater stroke severity, longer times to evaluation and treatment, and worse morbidity and mortality in patients with AIS/COVID-19 compared with those with AIS/no COVID-19.