Before we begin to rely more heavily on technology for seizure detection, clinician-patient trust needs to improve.
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For more details about differences in stroke risk, prevention, and treatment in women, Neurology Advisor spoke with Elisabeth B. Marsh, MD, from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Kristy Yuan, MD, from the University of Pennsylvania.
For individuals with migraine frequency of 4 to 14 episodes per month, prophylactic medications and analgesics are required.
Anesthetic medications have been identified as a potential cause of morbidity in this population due to their interaction with the drugs used to manage Parkinson disease.
Under the new ischemic stroke guidelines, the treatment window for thrombectomy has been expanded to up to 24 hours after symptom onset.
There is a growing emphasis on provider responsibility with the increasing focus of the overprescribing of opioids.
Interventions aimed at motor and cognitive impairments in Huntington disease may result in long-term functional improvement.
Depression is one of the most commonly reported complications resulting from stroke.
Throughout the life course, higher body mass index and obesity are linked to cognitive decline, brain atrophy, reduced white matter and integrity of the blood-brain barrier, and elevated risk for late-onset Alzheimer disease.
Although pharmacotherapy remains the standard strategy for migraine management, there are many patients for whom nonpharmacological approaches are indicated.
Diagnosis of TB meningitis is challenging, although new, next-generation rapid POC testing holds promise for greatly improved sensitivity.
Although peripheral nerve decompression has been found to be effective in relieving some symptoms for burn patients, there is still some uncertainty.
Neuraxial anesthetics and analgesics are associated with fewer systemic adverse effects.
Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes are a common complication of infective endocarditis, but guidance on intervention is varied.
Presport evaluations are a great opportunity to check in with players about their mental health, and to guide those who are suffering to the relevant specialist.
Findings from animal studies indicate that anesthetics may be neurotoxic and could result in long-term central nervous system alterations and cognitive dysfunction.
MRI may be used to identify Parkinson disease biomarkers that can inform diagnosis, track disease progression, and elucidate the neurobiological underpinnings of symptoms.
Rates of painful diabetic neuropathy are increasing along with the prevalence of diabetes.
The main challenge is to determine when treating tardive dyskinesia with any pharmacological agent would provide a net benefit.
Nearly 10% of pediatric patients with migraine also experience various episodic syndromes. Drs Amy Gelfand and Diana Lebron weigh in on what to look for to help you achieve the right diagnosis.
Multidisciplinary treatment may consist of psychological support and physical or occupational therapy along with the medical care provided by the referring physician.
Vestibular migraine often goes unrecognized particularly in the absence of headache.
Nearly 10% of pediatric patients with migraine also experience various episodic syndromes involving gastrointestinal pain, vomiting, or vertigo.
Youth who have bipolar disorder are not affected by a decline in cognitive function into adulthood.
Patients whose surgery was deemed successful also reported resolution of triggers such as loud noise and fatigue.
A growing body of research indicates a number of shared features between chronic migraine and temporomandibular disorders.
Although there is currently no gold standard therapy for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a number of medications have shown modest efficacy in managing fibromyalgia-related pain, including pregabalin.
While post-traumatic headache (PTH) often resolves within 3 months, a substantial number of patients experience chronic PTH.
Older adults with chronic pain have been found to have poorer memory and executive function than their younger counterparts.
Anxiety in children and adolescents with migraine without aura may be amplified by attachment insecurity.
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