Prediction of Stroke-associated Pneumonia "PREDICT"

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- ischemic stroke in the anterior (ACA, MCA) and posterior cerebral circulation (PCA, BA) of any severity
- stroke onset within the last 36h
- age ≥ 18
- consent by the patient or the legal representative

Exclusion Criteria

- intracranial hemorrhage
- signs of infection at admission (clinical / paraclinical)
- pre-existing dysphagia
- mechanical ventilation at admission
- participation in an interventional trial