Neurology

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Treating-First-Seizure-Feature

CME: Guidelines for Treating First Seizure

The American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a guideline on managing adult patients who suffer a first seizure. Decisions to treat patients after these events are complex, highlighting the need to consider risks and benefits for each individual.

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Subarachnoid-Hemorrhage-Mortality-Feature

A Look at Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Mortality | Feature

For a study published Critical Care, Dr. Mayer and colleagues sought to re-evaluate the causes and mechanisms of in-hospital mortality after SAH. They studied 1,200 consecutive SAH patients who were prospectively enrolled in the Columbia University SAH Outcomes Project between July 1996 and January 2009.

Treating-First-Seizure-Feature
Treating-First-Seizure-Feature

Guidelines for Treating First Seizure | Feature

The American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society have released a guideline on managing adult patients who suffer a first seizure. Decisions to treat patients after these events are complex, highlighting the need to consider risks and benefits for each individual.

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Dietary-Supplement-Use-FEATURE-IMAGE

Examining Dietary Supplement Use | Feature

A study suggests that many clinicians do not ask hospitalized patients questions about dietary supplement use. A formalized approach should be established to document use of these agents in order to help prevent potential adverse reactions and drug interactions.

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Disability-&-Cognition-After-MI-&-Stroke-FEATURE-IMAGE

Disability & Cognition After MI & Stroke | Opinion Article

“MI and stroke survivors should be screened and monitored for functional disability long after they’re discharged from the hospital.” — Deborah A. Levine, MD, MPH

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postoperative-delirium-older-adults-feature-image

A Guideline on Postoperative Delirium in Older Adults | Feature

Experts from the American Geriatrics Society have published a clinical practice guideline for postoperative delirium in older adults. The guideline is intended to improve the clinical care of adults aged 65 and older through prevention and treatment of delirium in the postoperative setting.

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DBS,-PD,-&-Age-Considerations-feature-image

DBS for Parkinson Disease: Does Age Matter? | Opinion Article

Parkinson disease (PD) is a chronic progressive condition that most commonly affects the elderly. Currently, about 1 million Americans have PD, but studies suggest that the prevalence … Read More

AKH CME: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Treatment Considerations: Present and Future | Opinion Article

CME Credit: 0.25 hour activity In this activity, Dr. Aaron Miller discusses individualized treatment plans for patients with MS. Participants will be able to provide information for patients … Read More

Alternative Dementia Screening Tests | News Brief

Chinese investigators suggest that there are multiples alternatives to the Mini-Mental State Examination that have comparable diagnostic capabilities for detecting dementia. The Mini-Cog test and the Addenbrooke’s … Read More

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alzheimers ted video

Alzheimer’s is Not Normal Aging & We Can Cure It – VIDEO | eMedia

More than 40 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase drastically in the coming years. But no real progress has … Read More

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No-Life-Limited-by-Pain-feature-image

No Life Limited by Pain 2015 | Feature

New research was presented at No Life Limited by Pain 2015, the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pain Management, from September 17 to 20 in … Read More

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Concussion Season: Why We Need to Do Better | Medical Blog

The NFL season kicked off this month but with it, we return back to concussion season. Most people know of the controversy of the concussion cover-up in … Read More

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AKH CME: Bridging the Gap: Clinical Trial Design and Implication for Translating Research into Clinical Practice in Epilepsy | Medical Blog

CME Credit: 0.25 hour activities Epilepsy affects some 2.3 million adults and 467,711 children in the United States. Selecting the best drug for a particular patient and for … Read More

Assessing Medical Use of Cannabinoids | News Brief

There appears to be moderate-quality evidence supporting cannabinoid use for treating chronic pain and spasticity, according to a review of 79 trials. Investigators also observed low-quality evidence … Read More

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Autism-ED-Feature

CME: Managing Autism in the ED | News Brief

The management of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) should be individualized to patients and their families during acute treatment and crisis situations. Adapting medical and behavioral health protocols in the ED to meet the needs of ASD patients and families may lead to more successful outcomes.

Free CME
Free CME

Free CME Here, Get Your Free CME! | Guest Blog

For physicians practicing in most states (what gives, Indiana?), obtaining continuing medical education credits is a necessity, like it or not. For license registration, 54 boards require … Read More

Autism-ED-Feature
Autism-ED-Feature

Managing Autism in the ED | Feature

The management of patients with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) should be individualized to patients and their families during acute treatment and crisis situations. Adapting medical and behavioral health protocols in the ED to meet the needs of ASD patients and families may lead to more successful outcomes.

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TTM

AKH CME: Targeted Temperature Management (TTM) in Acute Neurologic Injury | Feature

CME Credit: 1.0 hour activity This activity provides detailed practical approaches on the delivery of TTM: induction, maintenance, rewarming and maintenance of normothermia in different settings and acute … Read More

Medscape’s 2015 Physician Compensation Report | Feature

Nearly 20,000 physicians across 25 specialties responded to Medscape’s 2015 Compensation Survey. Check out our infographic! The top three earners this year are Orthopedics (421k), Cardiology (376k), … Read More

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APS-2015-Feature

APS 2015 | Conference Coverage

New research was presented at APS 2015, the American Pain Society’s annual scientific meeting, from May 13 to 16 in Palm Springs, CA. The features below highlight … Read More

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