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Metastatic spinal cord compression: diagnosis and management

Timely referral for neurosurgery or radiotherapy, or both, provides better outcomes longer term, but palliative care is the treatment of choice for some patients  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Chest and neck pain in a 22 year old woman

A 22 year old woman was referred to the emergency department by her general practitioner owing to severe chest pain that was now radiating to her neck. The pain has been worsening over the past 24 hours. It first started when she was eating fish at a seafood restaurant. What does the lateral soft …  
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about 4 years ago
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Chest and neck pain in a 22 year old woman

A 22 year old woman was referred to the emergency department by her general practitioner owing to severe chest pain that was now radiating to her neck. The pain has been worsening over the past 24 hours. It first started when she was eating fish at a seafood restaurant. What does the lateral soft …  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Women With AF: More Symptoms, Strokes, but Better Survival

The ORBIT-AF registry "exposes both our progress and stagnation when it comes to AF management" in men and women, say researchers. For example, they note, effective therapies remained underused.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Conscious Sedation Same as Anesthetic for Stroke Thrombectomy

SIESTA, the first randomized trial comparing general anesthesia and conscious sedation, has shown similar short-term outcomes in stroke patients undergoing endovascular treatment.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Expert Perspectives on Clinically Challenging Cases in Narcolepsy CME

The goal of this activity is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of narcolepsy in patients with other medical conditions.  
medscape.org
about 4 years ago
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Metastatic spinal cord compression: diagnosis and management

Timely referral for neurosurgery or radiotherapy, or both, provides better outcomes longer term, but palliative care is the treatment of choice for some patients  
feeds.bmj.com
about 4 years ago
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Emotional Expression Shows Benefits vs CBT for Chronic Pain

A therapeutic approach encouraging expression of emotions shows improvements in some outcomes over cognitive-behavioral therapy for fibromyalgia and chronic pain in the PAST-FM trial.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Tai Chi May Be as Good as PT for Knee Arthritis Pain

Tai chi and conventional physical therapy were equally good at relieving pain associated with knee osteoarthritis in a randomized trial.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Hypertension in Pregnancy Ups Intellectual Disability, ASD Risk

Children born of mothers who have any form of hypertension during pregnancy are at elevated risk for intellectual disability and autism.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Clumsy teenage boys 'can blame brain' - BBC News

Scientists have come up with an explanation for why some teenage boys go through a clumsy phase during a growth spurt.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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'My brother's brain injury was ignored because of dementia' - BBC News

The family of a man with dementia who was seriously injured after a road accident says people with the condition are not being given the urgent medical care they need.  
bbc.co.uk
about 4 years ago
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Aspirin after stroke reduces further events but benefits decline with time, analysis shows

Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days. Sign up for a free trial  
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about 4 years ago
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Hemorrhagic Stroke

Hemorrhagic stroke happens when a blood vessel in the brain breaks or bleeds. This causes brain cells to die. Stroke can take away your ability to do certain...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Ischemic Stroke

Ischemic stroke is the most common type of stroke. It is caused by a blocked artery in the brain. Learn about the risk factors for ischemic stroke and what y...  
youtube.com
about 4 years ago
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Blindness, Vision Problems Expected to Double by 2050 in US

By 2050, the prevalence of visual impairment in the United States is projected to exceed 8 million, according to a new analysis.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Four Major Neurology Updates

Dr Merino discusses hot topics at this year's AAN meeting.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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LAA Closure Cuts Strokes in High-Bleed-Risk Patients With AF

Promising results with LAA closure using Amplatzer and Amulet devices in atrial fibrillation post-intracerebral hemorrhage may also be "relevant for the Watchman device," the author said.  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago
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Mimics and Chameleons of Optic Neuritis

Optic neuritis is quite common, but often overdiagnosed--frequently due to confusion in terminology. What red flags should prompt reconsideration of a diagnosis?  
medscape.com
about 4 years ago