publication . Article . 2020

Basic principles for the management of neurological patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

S.V. Kopishinskaya; N.O. Zharinova; I.A. Velichko; N.G. Zhukova; V.V. Bucev; I.V. Korobejnikov; A.A. Gasanova; A.S. Arakelyan; O.V. Petruchik; A.N. Payudis;
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  • Published: 01 Jun 2020 Journal: Neuromuscular Diseases, volume 10, pages 31-42 (issn: 2222-8721, eissn: 2413-0443, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Publishing House ABV Press
Abstract
<jats:p>In a COVID-19 pandemic, a neurologist needs to be able to assess the risks of virus infection in patients with individual neurological diseases. The review presents categories of risk groups from the Association of British Neurologists for neuromuscular diseases, multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases of the central nervous system, stroke, epilepsy and Parkinson’s disease. The risk of infection and the management of patients with neuromuscular diseases are analyzed in detail. The use of multiple sclerosis disease modifying drugs, the treatment of stroke patients are discussed. The data from the international guidelines for the management of pat...
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Medical Subject Headings: nervous system diseases
free text keywords: covid-19, coronavirus, neuromuscular diseases, parkinson’s disease, Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Stroke, medicine.disease, medicine, Parkinson's disease, business.industry, business, Epilepsy, Risk of infection, Multiple sclerosis, Intensive care medicine, medicine.medical_specialty, Pandemic, Disease, lcsh:Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, lcsh:RC346-429
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