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Table 2 ECG during acute care in referring hospital

From: Second look Holter ECG in neurorehabilitation

GroupIschemic stroke admitted without diagnosis of AFIschemic stroke admitted with diagnosis of AFHemorrhagic stroke
no AF diagnosis during re-habilitationnewly diagnosed with AF during re-habilitation
Number of patients28220206100
Stroke unit acute care83%85%85%46%
Non-stroke unit acute care17%15%15%54%
Diagnostic work-up during acute care, as % of sample
 Standard ECG / of which resulted in AF diagnosis71% / 0%75% / 0%65% / 68%44% / 0%
 Holter ECG / of which resulted in AF diagnosis51% / 0%50% / 0%63% / 89%9% / 0%
 Bedside monitor ECG / of which resulted in AF diagnosis14% / 0%5% / 0%11% / 90%5% / 0%
 Information missing16%15%15%50%
Etiology according to acute care diagnosis
 cardiogenic6%5%90% 
 arteriosclerotic63%65%5%
 micro-angiopathy9%5%1%
 not specified16%25%4%