Seizures Journal Articles

 
 
  • Metastatic Adenocarcinoma Involving Atypical Meningioma A patient with a history of stage IV lung adenocarcinoma presented to the emergency department with aphasia. What was the cause?
  • Long-term Safety of Growth Hormone What does the current data tell us about the long-term safety of recombinant human growth hormone treatment?
  • Opioid Use in GI Diagnoses vs Unexplained GI Symptoms How does the opioid prescription rate compare between patients with unexplained gastrointestinal symptoms and those with structural diagnoses?
  • Meningiomas: Overview and New Directions in Therapy This comprehensive review summarizes the epidemiology, pathogenesis, genetics, classification, and diagnosis of meningiomas. What are current and promising therapeutic options?
  • Sudden Death in Schizophrenia Sudden unexpected death is not uncommon in schizophrenia. What are the most frequently implicated causes, and what do we know about their potential mechanisms?
  • Treatment of Status Epilepticus What are the latest therapeutic options for status epilepticus?
  • TIA Results in Delayed Brain Atrophy and Cognitive Decline In this study, patients with transient ischemic attack realized significant brain atrophy, which resulted in decreased cognitive performance.
  • Cardiac Arrest in the OR: Special Perioperative Situations Review management of several perioperative emergencies that are likely to be immediately life threatening, including anaphylaxis, tension pneumothorax, malignant hyperthermia, and more.
  • Palliative Care Symptom Management in the ED When it comes to providing efficient palliative care, what do emergency physicians need to know?
  • Stroke in Pregnancy Stroke during pregnancy can cause substantial morbidity and mortality and poses a significant risk to the fetus. Review its epidemiology, associated risk factors, and management in this article.
  • Symptom-Triggered Detox Using the Alcohol-Withdrawal-Scale This study assessed the effectiveness of symptom-triggered detoxification in a setting of a specialized treatment center for alcohol use disorder. Can it reduce use and dosage of benzodiazepines?
  • Cannabidiol Treatment for Cannabis Users With Psychosis What benefits might cannabidiol offer in the treatment of individuals with early psychosis?
  • Multimodality Neuromonitoring in Adult Traumatic Brain Injury This article describes various neuromonitoring techniques used to guide the management of patients with TBI. What is the latest evidence and expert consensus guidelines for neuromonitoring?
  • Diagnosis of Hyphae in Neuropathology Specimens What approach should be taken when neuropathology specimens reveal hyphae on initial histologic examination? The authors present an algorithm to aid in diagnosis of invasive CNS fungal infections.
  • Glucose Monitoring With Ambulatory Glucose Profile Reporting What role could the addition of glucose monitoring using an ambulatory glucose profile have in the management of diabetes?
  • Rebellious Behaviors in Adolescents With Epilepsy How prevalent is risk-taking in adolescents with epilepsy, and how do these behaviors impact seizure activity and health-related quality-of-life?
  • A Personalized Treatment Approach to Women With Epilepsy Review the unique factors impacting epilepsy management in women, including interactions between antiepileptic drugs and hormonal contraception methods, and medication risks during pregnancy.
  • Recent Receipt of IVIG and Confounding of Rabies Diagnosis This report describes 10 patients who tested positive for serum RLNAs, but who had no potential rabies exposure or history of vaccination. Was recent administration of IVIG the confounding factor?
  • Perspectives About Antipsychotics for Symptoms of Dementia Why do primary care physicians continue to prescribe antipsychotics and benzodiazepines to treat dementia in seniors, despite evidence of only modest benefit and proven severe risk?
  • Neuroimaging in Dementia This article provides an overview of classic as well as new, cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques that can assist with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and other dementia syndromes.