Most Recent Articles by Helen Fosam
Studies that have evaluated the use of VNS in children, including those as young as 6 months old, and have generally concluded that it is well tolerated and improves quality of life.
Until more robust studies are completed, clinicians should encourage a dialogue with their patients to discuss the use of and questions regarding over-the-counter supplements and alternative medicines.
Providing guidance to improve dietary behavior, which may include supplementation to achieve an optimal nutritional status, can contribute to improved control of fibromyalgia symptoms.
The ultimate goal of stroke assessment is to enable physicians to make treatment decisions that are individualized and appropriate to the patient's needs, thereby improving patient outcomes.
New cases of headache in older adults should be carefully evaluated for a differential diagnosis of primary headache and to examine underlying causes of secondary headache.
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- A Model for Predicting Quality of Life Improvements After Deep Brain Stimulation
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- Neuropathic Pain Treatments
- Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis: Prescriber's Perspective
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- Nonpharmacologic Interventions for Alzheimer's Have Greater Impact on Outcomes Than Currently Available Medications
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- Advance Care Planning Doesn't Aid Quality of Life
- Variation in Specialty Drug Coverage Across Health Plans
- Alcohol Exposure Via Breastmilk May Affect Infant Development