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Prognosis in Stroke Patients Requiring Mechanical Ventilation

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Description:

Prognosis in patients with severe stroke admitted to the neurological ICU is poor. The risk of mortality can be determined from clinical information available shortly after admission. A conclusion of the paper is that intubation with mechanical ventilation should be done quickly in patients with severe stroke before irreversible damage occurs.

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