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Research & Reviews  3,189 results

Subclinical anterior optic pathway involvement in early multiple sclerosis and clinical...
https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awaa458
Brain : a Journal of Neurology; Pisa M, Croese T et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is gaining increasing relevance in the assessment of patients with multiple sclerosis. Converging evidence point to the view that neuro-retinal changes, in eyes without acute optic neuritis, reflect inflammatory ...

Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33788511
American Family Physician; Shahan B, Choi EY et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is a diagnostic tool for many conditions affecting the central nervous system. Urgent indications for lumbar puncture include suspected central nervous system infection or subarachnoid hemorrhage. CSF analysis is...

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension and visual function in North Indian population.
https://doi.org/10.1177/11206721211006566
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Rehman O, Ichhpujani P et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) is a neurological disorder with varied presentation, visual morbidity being the most important one. Literature is sparse as regards the effects of IIH on the visual system in Asians. Assessment of visual ...

A Case of Anaplasmosis during a Warm Minnesota Fall.
https://doi.org/10.1177/21501327211005895
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health; Khera KD, Southerland DM et. al.

Mar 25th, 2021 - A healthy 33 year old male presented in December with a 3 week history of fever and fatigue. He had been deer-hunting in northern Minnesota 1 month prior and had sustained a tick bite. Extensive laboratory investigations and a lumbar puncture were...

A young man presenting with encephalopathy and seizures secondary to SARS-CoV-2.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240576
BMJ Case Reports; Jalil BA, Ijaz M et. al.

Mar 25th, 2021 - COVID-19 has now emerged from a respiratory illness to a systemic viral illness with multisystem involvement. There is still a lot to learn about this illness as new disease associations with COVID-19 emerge consistently. We present a unique case ...

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Guidelines  4 results

Critical Issues in the Evaluation and Management of Adult Patients Presenting to the Emergency Department With Acute Headache
https://www.acep.org/globalassets/sites/acep/media/clinical-policies/cp-headache.pdf

Jun 25th, 2019 - This clinical policy from the American College of Emergency Physicians addressed key issues in the evaluation and management of adult patients presenting to the emergency department with acute headache. A writing subcommittee conducted a systemat...

Atraumatic (pencil-point) versus conventional needles for lumbar puncture: a clinical p...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364256
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Rochwerg B, Almenawer SA et. al.

May 23rd, 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,

Aseptic and Bacterial Meningitis: Evaluation, Treatment, and Prevention
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0901/p314.html
American Family Physician;

Aug 31st, 2017 - The etiologies of meningitis range in severity from benign and self-limited to life-threatening with potentially severe morbidity. Bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that requires prompt recognition and treatment. Mortality remains high d...

Differential Diagnosis of Meningococcal Meningitis Based on Common Clinical and Laboratory Findings: Are There Criterion Standards?
https://journals.lww.com/infectdis/Abstract/2010/07000/Differential_Diagnosis_of_Meningococcal_Meningitis.9.aspx
Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice; Fretzayas,A.,et al

Jul 1st, 2010 - Background: The prompt diagnosis of meningitis is essential for a good outcome. Aim: This study was designed to differentiate children with meningococcal meningitis, aseptic meningitis, and no meningitis. Patients and Methods: A total of 150 chi...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  3,351 results

Subclinical anterior optic pathway involvement in early multiple sclerosis and clinical...
https://doi.org/10.1093/brain/awaa458
Brain : a Journal of Neurology; Pisa M, Croese T et. al.

Apr 8th, 2021 - Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is gaining increasing relevance in the assessment of patients with multiple sclerosis. Converging evidence point to the view that neuro-retinal changes, in eyes without acute optic neuritis, reflect inflammatory ...

Cerebrospinal Fluid Analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33788511
American Family Physician; Shahan B, Choi EY et. al.

Mar 31st, 2021 - Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis is a diagnostic tool for many conditions affecting the central nervous system. Urgent indications for lumbar puncture include suspected central nervous system infection or subarachnoid hemorrhage. CSF analysis is...

Idiopathic intracranial hypertension and visual function in North Indian population.
https://doi.org/10.1177/11206721211006566
European Journal of Ophthalmology; Rehman O, Ichhpujani P et. al.

Mar 30th, 2021 - Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH) is a neurological disorder with varied presentation, visual morbidity being the most important one. Literature is sparse as regards the effects of IIH on the visual system in Asians. Assessment of visual ...

A Case of Anaplasmosis during a Warm Minnesota Fall.
https://doi.org/10.1177/21501327211005895
Journal of Primary Care & Community Health; Khera KD, Southerland DM et. al.

Mar 25th, 2021 - A healthy 33 year old male presented in December with a 3 week history of fever and fatigue. He had been deer-hunting in northern Minnesota 1 month prior and had sustained a tick bite. Extensive laboratory investigations and a lumbar puncture were...

A young man presenting with encephalopathy and seizures secondary to SARS-CoV-2.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2020-240576
BMJ Case Reports; Jalil BA, Ijaz M et. al.

Mar 25th, 2021 - COVID-19 has now emerged from a respiratory illness to a systemic viral illness with multisystem involvement. There is still a lot to learn about this illness as new disease associations with COVID-19 emerge consistently. We present a unique case ...

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News  151 results

Is Tau Blood Testing a Game Changer for Diagnosing Alzheimer's?
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/936494

Sep 28th, 2020 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Adam L. Boxer, MD, PhD: This recent study led by Oskar Hansson in Sweden used a new blood test that measures the levels of a protein called phosphorylated tau 217 (P-tau217) in plasma. Samuel E. Gandy, ...

Physician Botches Pediatric Lumbar Puncture, Family Collects; More
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/925589

Feb 23rd, 2020 - The family of a child who was partially paralyzed after receiving treatment at a hospital in the state of Washington will receive a $10 million settlement, the News Tribune reports. A few months after she was born, the child of Chante Ramirez — id...

Negligent use of steroids
https://www.mdedge.com/node/213956/path_term/51944/page/0/2?channel=83

Dec 10th, 2019 - The patient developed neurologic symptoms, and lumbar puncture yielded green pus caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. He went on to develop arachnoiditis, which left him with impotence, incontinence, and excruciating pain.

Simple Blood Test Highly Accurate in Detecting Alzheimer's Biomarker
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/919900

Oct 14th, 2019 - ST. LOUIS — A highly accurate blood test detects amyloid, a key biomarker of Alzheimer's disease (AD), potentially eliminating the need for a lumbar puncture, new research suggests. The study shows "that plasma Aβ42/Aβ40 accurately identifies indi...

Simple Blood Test Highly Accurate in Detecting Alzheimer's Biomarker
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919900

Oct 14th, 2019 - ST. LOUIS — A highly accurate blood test detects amyloid, a key biomarker of Alzheimer's disease (AD), potentially eliminating the need for a lumbar puncture, new research suggests. The study shows "that plasma Aβ42/Aβ40 accurately identifies indi...

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Patient Education  51 results see all →