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UC Health Researchers Studying Treatment For Stroke During COVID-19

Drs. Aaron Grossman (left) and Matthew Smith
Drs. Aaron Grossman (left) and Matthew Smith

Cincinnati Edition speaks with UC Health researchers Dr. Aaron Grossman, assistant professor in the Department of Neurology and Rehabilitative Medicine and a UC Health physician; and Dr. Matthew Smith, a neuro-critical care fellow and UC Health physician; about their just-completed report that offers guidelines for providing lifesaving treatment to stroke patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Their study addressed whether current stroke treatment protocols should be modified to keep both patients and staff safe from the spread of COVID-19.   Their work was published in Stroke, a journal of the American Heart and American Stroke associations.

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