Shannon Aymes, MD

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Buccal, Nasal Midazolam Most Cost-Effective for Pediatric Status Epilepticus

Buccal, Nasal Midazolam Most Cost-Effective for Pediatric Status Epilepticus

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Rectal diazepam is currently the only FDA-approved treatment for pediatric status epilepticus.

Higher Altitude Tied to Increased Migraine Prevalence, Symptoms

Higher Altitude Tied to Increased Migraine Prevalence, Symptoms

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The migraines were not likely associated with acute altitude syndrome, as the participants were conditioned to living in the low-oxygen environment.

Cannabidiol May Impact Antiepileptic Drug Levels in Refractory Epilepsy

Cannabidiol May Impact Antiepileptic Drug Levels in Refractory Epilepsy

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While several studies have demonstrated efficacy in refractory epilepsy, it is still not clear how cannabidiol may have an impact on current epilepsy treatments.

Predicting Major Bleeding in Patients With Stroke on Antiplatelets

Predicting Major Bleeding in Patients With Stroke on Antiplatelets

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There are a limited number of prediction models that identify patients at risk of major bleeding after stroke or TIA.

Long-Term Opioid Therapy Tied to Worse Outcomes in Polyneuropathy

Long-Term Opioid Therapy Tied to Worse Outcomes in Polyneuropathy

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Most prescriptions for long-term opioid therapy were written by internal or family medicine physicians.

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