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The Vicious 'Sleep-Seizure' Cycle in Epilepsy

Researchers are making headway in pinpointing factors involved in the interaction between sleep and epilepsy.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Treatment of Seizures in the Emergency Department: Pearls and Pitfalls - emdocs

What do you do with the seizing patient? What tests and medications are warranted?  
emdocs.net
almost 5 years ago
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Optimizing Management of Seizures Through Shared Decision Making CME/CE

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians’ understanding of the shared decision-making process and highlight best practices of communicating with patients and care partners.  
medscape.org
almost 5 years ago
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Stroke Differential Diagnosis and Mimics

Read about the radiological features that can help differentiate ischemic stroke from its mimics such as seizures, migraines, tumors, and metabolic or infectious disease.  
medscape.com
almost 5 years ago
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Beyond Therapeutics: Seizure Action Plans -- an Integral Part of Epilepsy Management CME/CE

The goal of this activity is to impress upon members of the epilepsy health care team that a seizure action plan is critical for patients with high-risk seizures.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Updates in Seizure Management: The Year in Review CME

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medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Shake up your status epilepticus management

Seizures that won’t quit can be quite stressful in the Emergency Department. Check out this edition of PEMCurrents where I discuss the stepwise management of status epilepticus.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 4 years ago
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Developing an App to Detect Seizures

Dr Andrew Wilner interviews Dr Nathan Crone, who is currently conducting a research study using the Apple Watch and iPhone to develop an app that detects seizures in patients with epilepsy.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Headaches and hormones: a potentially lethal combination

An 85 year old man presented to the emergency department with a five day history of headache, vomiting, and progressive visual loss in both eyes. He had no history of weight loss, seizures, or limb or facial weakness. He had hypertension, abdominal aortic aneurysm (under surveillance), hypothyroidism, and benign prostatic hypertrophy.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Headaches and hormones: a potentially lethal combination

An 85 year old man presented to the emergency department with a five day history of headache, vomiting, and progressive visual loss in both eyes. He had no history of weight loss, seizures, or limb or facial weakness. He had hypertension, abdominal aortic aneurysm (under surveillance), hypothyroidism, and benign prostatic hypertrophy.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Headaches and hormones: a potentially lethal combination

An 85 year old man presented to the emergency department with a five day history of headache, vomiting, and progressive visual loss in both eyes. He had no history of weight loss, seizures, or limb or facial weakness. He had hypertension, abdominal aortic aneurysm (under surveillance), hypothyroidism, and benign prostatic hypertrophy.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Headaches and hormones: a potentially lethal combination

An 85 year old man presented to the emergency department with a five day history of headache, vomiting, and progressive visual loss in both eyes. He had no history of weight loss, seizures, or limb or facial weakness. He had hypertension, abdominal aortic aneurysm (under surveillance), hypothyroidism, and benign prostatic hypertrophy.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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Three seizure cases (updated with discussion)

Take a look at these three seizure cases that were first discussed with our residents this month. I’ll post my thoughts and additional learning resources very soon.  
pemcincinnati.com
over 4 years ago
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Clinical Crossroads in Seizure Management: A Case Challenge CME

: Challenge your skills in diagnosing and managing patients with epilepsy.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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FDA Clears Brivaracetam (Briviact) for Partial-Onset Seizures

The levetiracetam analogue is approved for adjunctive therapy for treatment of partial-onset seizures in patients age 16 and older with epilepsy.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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New Evidence Backs Levetiracetam for Prolonged Seizure

Levetiracetam is as good as phenytoin for the treatment of status epilepticus, new data suggest, and might even be cheaper.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Cardiac Arrhythmias During or After Epileptic Seizures

Seizure-related cardiac arrhythmias are common, and have been implicated in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy. What clinical profiles are associated with various ictal cardiac arrhythmias?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Cortical Inhibition, MST in Depression, Suicidal Ideation

Inhibition in the frontal cortex could serve as a biomarker for whether patients with treatment-resistant depression and suicidal ideation will recover with magnetic seizure therapy (MST), new research suggests.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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AIR Series: Neurology Module 2 - Headaches, Seizures, and Other

The second AIR Series module on Neurology features the best posts on headaches, seizures, and other neurological topics. Series editor: Dr. Andy Grock  
aliem.com
over 4 years ago
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Use of Perampanel for Refractory Seizures in Pediatrics

Read about perampanel, a once-daily alternative to traditional antiseizure drugs for adolescents with refractory seizures.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago