A: Yes

"ECG abnormalities are commonly seen in patients after acute cerebrovascular accidents, including AF, ST-segment, and T-wave abnormalities, QT interval prolongation, AVB, and ventricular dysrhythmias."

"A randomized controlled trial of acute stroke patients showed a survival benefit in those admitted to monitored stroke units compared to unmonitored units."

Esther H. Chen, MD and Judd E. Hollander, MD. WHEN DO PATIENTS NEED ADMISSION TO A TELEMETRY BED? The Journal of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 5360, 2007. (LLSA 2009)

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