Category: "COVID"

Is Epilepsy a Risk Factor for Poor COVID-19 Outcomes in Older Patients?

Is Epilepsy a Risk Factor for Poor COVID-19 Outcomes in Older Patients?

Epilepsy was associated with higher in-hospital mortality, longer length of stay, and worse discharge dispositions among older adults with COVID-19. Older adults with comorbid epilepsy and COVID-19 infection demonstrated poorer outcomes compared to individuals without epilepsy. This suggests that pre-existing neurologic conditions, such as epilepsy, may be risk factors for worse COVID-19 outcomes among older […]

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