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Fatal Abusive Head Trauma Among Children Aged <5 Years — United States, 1999–2014 | MMWR

The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) Series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  
cdc.gov
almost 4 years ago
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Reducing pain during incision and drainage of abscesses

Performing incision and drainage on an abscess is painful for the patient. I realize that is as obvious a statement as I could possibly make. I wanted to briefly touch on some of the many interventions that you can use to decrease pain during I&D.  
pemcincinnati.com
almost 4 years ago
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New 'Brain Food' Scale Flags Best Nutrients for Depression

Researchers zero in on animal- and plant-based foods that best protect against depression.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Don’t cause unnecessary distress! P.R.E.D.I.C.T before your paediatric procedure #WILTW

For those working with acutely ill and injured children there aren’t many more important things we can do than relieve distress and pain. Sadly though there are times when procedures need to be performed in Emergency Departments which will not be completely pain free.  
rolobotrambles.com
almost 4 years ago
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Where Two Worlds Touch: A Spiritual Journey Through Alzheimer's Disease by Jade C. Angelica (Skinner House. 2014) 352 pages, paperback. $16 USD

Corpus is one of the oldest reform groups in the Catholic Church, and is active in church reform movements both in the U.S. and abroad.  
renewedpriesthood.org
almost 4 years ago
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The Leadership Council - The Effect of Childhood Trauma on Brain Development

As recently as the 1980s, many professionals thought that by the time babies are born, the structure of their brains was already genetically determined. However, emerging research shows evidence of altered brain functioning as a result of early abuse and neglect. The key to why this occurs appears to be in the brain.  
leadershipcouncil.org
almost 4 years ago
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Myasthenia Gravis

Myasthenia gravis is a disease of the central nervous system characterized by sporadic Muscular fatigue and weakness. It occurs chiefly in the muscles of swa...  
youtube.com
almost 4 years ago
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Febrile Seizures

Febrile seizures, or seizures that occur during a fever, are one of the most common neurologic disorders of childhood. They typically appear between 6 months...  
youtube.com
almost 4 years ago
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MR CLEAN at 2 Years: Sustained Endovascular Benefit in Stroke

The first long-term results from the new crop of endovascular trials in stroke show consistent benefit on functional outcomes and suggest a reduction in mortality.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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MS Highlights From the 2016 Annual Neurology Meeting CME

: Hear experts discuss new data on multiple sclerosis presented at the 2016 American Academy of Neurology meeting.  
medscape.org
almost 4 years ago
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Controversies in Traumatic Brain Injury - Intensive Care Network

Simon Finfer discusses the current controversies in the management of traumatic brain injury. Dogma dissected.  
intensivecarenetwork.com
almost 4 years ago
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Tools Refined to Assess Catastrophizing in Chronic Pain

The response to a key catastrophizing measure can predict the risk for opioid misuse, a new study suggests.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Virtual Reality Ventures Into Real World of Chronic Pain

With benefits seen in acute pain and technology becoming more accessible, researchers see encouraging, albeit early, signs of use in chronic pain.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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FDA Approves Daclizumab (Zinbryta) for Multiple Sclerosis

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved daclizumab for treatment of patients with MS who are not responsive to other agents; the approval comes with a Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2016 Annual Meeting

Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) 2016 Annual Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from CMSC 2016.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Hyperprolactinemia

Everything you need to know about Increased Prolactin.  
Sarosh Kamal
almost 4 years ago
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Laboratory Diagnosis of Tuberculous Meningitis

Currently, there's no established lab test to diagnose early tuberculous meningitis, the most severe form of TB. In this study, the authors tested a new approach using CSF interferon-gamma detection.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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Adrenal Disorders Tutorial

Adrenal disorders by Dr Stephen Winters. In this lecture he will talk about disorders like adrenal insufficiency and Cushing disease.  
youtu.be
almost 4 years ago
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SUDEP Rate Lower in Epilepsy Patients After VNS

A new large observational study increases the power of previous studies by 100-fold and suggests patients with drug-resistant epilepsy treated with vagus nerve stimulation have a reduced risk of sudden death.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago
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VIST: Vertebral Artery Stenting May Reduce Recurrent Stroke

The trial showed a low risk of stenting, and suggested reduced recurrent stroke particularly in patients with extracranial stenosis, but was underpowered. A confirmatory trial will be needed.  
medscape.com
almost 4 years ago