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Evaluation of Stroke Clinical Manifestations and Risk Factors in Stroke Patients Underwent Thrombolytic Therapy in Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Qom (2016- 2020)
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Background and Aim: Stroke, as one of the most common causes of death and disability, is still increasing and it is one of the major challenges in healthcare system. Due to the difference in frequency of clinical manifestation and risk factors in different populations, this study was conducted to investigate the clinical manifestations and risk factors of stroke in stroke patients underwent thrombolytic therapy, referred to Shahid Beheshti Hospital in Qom.
Methods: The present study was a descriptive analytic and cross-sectional study. Data was collected from the patients file. 177 diagnosed patients with ischemic stroke, underwent thrombolytic therapy, have been included in this study. The data collection was done by a questionnaire including demographic information, clinical manifestations and stroke risk factors.
Results: Majority of ischemic stroke patients were men (55.36%) and in the age group of 60 years and older (69.49%). The most common clinical manifestations were motor impairment (93.3%) particularly in left side of body, and subsequent speech problems (67.2%) and the most common risk factors were hypertension (46.7%) and subsequent diabetes (27.8%). There was a significant association between hypertension and hemiplegia occurrence. (P<0.05) 
Conclusion: According to the results of the study, majority of stroke patients were men and the people in age of 60 years and over. People at higher risk for this disease were patients with hypertension and diabetes. Detection of high-risk groups and initiation of preventive measures against stroke can reduce the incidence rate of stroke. Community education on common clinical manifestations can also be helpful in refer faster and starting on time treatment.
Keywords: Stroke, Clinical Manifestation, Risk Factors
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2020/05/4 | Accepted: 2020/07/13 | Published: 2020/08/17
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نشریه پرستاری مراقبت‌ ویژه Journal of Critical Care Nursing
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