Martin White, Author at Neurology Advisor

Martin White

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Sepsis

I. What every physician needs to know. A. Definition: The definition of sepsis and the clinical criteria supporting its diagnosis has recently been updated, as have protocols regarding the initial management of sepsis. Sepsis was originally defined as suspected or known infection with systemic manifestations (≥2 systemic inflammatory response syndrome [SIRS] criteria). In this construct,…

Movement Disorders

I. Problem/Condition. A movement disorder is an abnormality of movement, defined as either abnormal involuntary movements (hyperkinetic movement disorders) or disruption/poverty of normal movements (hypokinetic movement disorders) with a CENTRAL nervous system etiology. The key is that neurologists define movement disorders very strictly, as ALS patients or diabetic neuropathy patients will have abnormalities of their…

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