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Research & Reviews  2,293 results

Clinical features and prognostic factors in adults with viral meningitis.
Brain : a Journal of Neurology; Petersen PT, Bodilsen J et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Clinical features applicable to the entire spectrum of viral meningitis are limited, and prognostic factors for adverse outcomes are undetermined. This nationwide population-based prospective cohort study included all adults with presumed and micr...

Serum ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase-L1, glial fibrillary acidic protein, and neurofila...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Xie L, Li W et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Laboratory tests to diagnose neurosyphilis using cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are currently disadvantageous as a lumbar puncture is required, which may result in patients with neurosyphilis missing an opportunity for early diagnosis. Thus, blood biom...

Cerebrospinal fluid HIV-1 escape in patients with neurocognitive symptoms: pooled data ...
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999); Filippidis P, Damas J et. al.

Mar 18th, 2023 - Despite modern antiretroviral therapy, HIV-1 RNA escape into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) may occur. We examined the prevalence of and factors associated with CSF HIV-1 escape among people living with HIV (PLWH) in Switzerland. The Neurocognitive...

One for all, all for one: neuro-HIV multidisciplinary platform for the assessment and m...
HIV Medicine; Damas J, Darling KEA et. al.

Mar 10th, 2023 - With ageing, comorbidities such as neurocognitive impairment increase among people living with HIV (PLWH). However, addressing its multifactorial nature is time-consuming and logistically demanding. We developed a neuro-HIV clinic able to assess t...

Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

Mar 9th, 2023 - Objective: The objective of this study is to examine the natural course of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the nervous system, to identify causative or associated pathogens when unknown, and generally to better understand the underlying im...

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Guidelines  6 results

Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical p...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Almenawer SA et. al.

May 24th, 2018 - Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical practice guideline.|2018|Rochwerg B,Almenawer SA,Siemieniuk RAC,Vandvik PO,Agoritsas T,|economics,economics,prevention & control,adverse effects,instrumentation,

European Stroke Organization guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of cerebral veno...
European Journal of Neurology; Ferro JM, Bousser MG et. al.

Aug 24th, 2017 - Current guidelines on cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) diagnosis and management were issued by the European Federation of Neurological Societies in 2010. We aimed to update the previous European Federation of Neurological Societies guidelines usin...

The UK joint specialist societies guideline on the diagnosis and management of acute me...
The Journal of Infection; McGill F, Heyderman RS et. al.

Feb 5th, 2016 - Bacterial meningitis and meningococcal sepsis are rare conditions with high case fatality rates. Early recognition and prompt treatment saves lives. In 1999 the British Infection Society produced a consensus statement for the management of immunoc...

Pediatric hydrocephalus: systematic literature review and evidence-based guidelines. Pa...
Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Mazzola CA, Choudhri AF et. al.

May 20th, 2015 - The objective of this systematic review and analysis was to answer the following question: What are the optimal treatment strategies for posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus (PHH) in premature infants? Both the US National Library of Medicine and the Coc...

Platelet transfusion: a clinical practice guideline from the AABB.
Annals of Internal Medicine; Kaufman RM, Djulbegovic B et. al.

Nov 11th, 2014 - The AABB (formerly, the American Association of Blood Banks) developed this guideline on appropriate use of platelet transfusion in adult patients. These guidelines are based on a systematic review of randomized, clinical trials and observational ...

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Drugs  15 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  437 results

Inflammatory and Infectious Diseases of the Nervous System

Mar 9th, 2023 - Objective: The objective of this study is to examine the natural course of infectious and inflammatory diseases of the nervous system, to identify causative or associated pathogens when unknown, and generally to better understand the underlying im...

Dabrafenib Combined With Trametinib After Radiation Therapy in Treating Patients With Newly-Diagnosed High-Grade Glioma

Mar 9th, 2023 - PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: I. To estimate the event-free survival (EFS) distribution for newly-diagnosed patients with BRAF^V600-mutant high-grade glioma (HGG) without H3 K27M mutations excluding anaplastic pleomorphic xanthoastrocytoma (aPXA) and anaplas...

Pain Control in Pediatric Oncology: Utility of EMLA Cream vs Lidocaine Injection in Lumbar Punctures

Mar 9th, 2023 - A common procedure in children with cancer is the spinal tap, or lumbar puncture (LP), in which a needle is inserted into the spinal canal. In this population, LPs are most commonly performed to collect cerebrospinal fluid (CSF, the liquid surroun...

Ultrasound-assisted or Landmark-based Intrathecal Administration of Nusinersen in Adult Patients With Spinal Muscular Atrophy (The EchoSpin Study)

Mar 9th, 2023 - Nusinersen (Spinraza, Biogen Inc, Boston, MA), the first treatment approved by FDA and EMA for all Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) subtypes, is an antisense oligonucleotide that is administered intrathecally through a lumbar puncture. This procedure...

Observational Study on Determinants of Dementia After Stroke

Mar 8th, 2023 - Risk of dementia is high after stroke but the mechanisms of post stroke dementia (PSD) are insufficiently understood. Specifically, there are few data on how vascular and neurodegenerative mechanisms interact in determining cognitive decline after...

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News  265 results

Patient With Severe Headache After IV Immunoglobulin
Capt Christopher Russo, MD, USAF, LT Kenneth Dalton, MD, USN et. al.

Dec 15th, 2022 - A 35-year-old woman with a history of hypothyroidism and idiopathic small fiber autonomic and sensory neuropathy presented to the emergency department (ED) 48 hours after IV immunoglobulin (IG) infusion with a severe headache, nausea, neck stiffne.

One Dose of Acoziborole Led to Cure of 'Sleeping Sickness' Across Disease Stages

Nov 29th, 2022 - A single dose of oral acoziborole proved to be efficacious and safe for adults and adolescents with gambiense human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as "sleeping sickness," suggesting its promise in interrupting transmission, a single-arm...

There's an App for That: Let Technology Do the Work for You

Nov 23rd, 2022 - The array of online and digital resources aimed at emergency physicians continues to grow, and sorting through them can take more time and effort than most clinicians want to spare to get the best information, education, and communication, accordi...

Earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s: A good start, but then what?
Allan M. Block, MD

Nov 22nd, 2022 - In the October 2022 issue of JAMA Neurology was a research article and accompanying editorial on the ATN (amyloid/tau/neurodegeneration) framework for diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s disease. There are valid concerns with any system centered o.

Locked-In Syndrome Malpractice Case Ends With $75M Verdict Against Docs

Oct 31st, 2022 - An emergency deparment physician and a radiologist face a recent $75 million medical malpractice verdict linked to their care of a 32-year-old patient after he collapsed during a chiropractic neck treatment in 2015. The patient, Jonathan Buckelew,...

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Patient Education  97 results see all →