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Consensus Statement: Best practices in the clinical management of progressive supranuclear palsy and corticobasal syndrome.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:22h | UTC

Best Practices in the Clinical Management of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Syndrome: A Consensus Statement of the CurePSP Centers of Care – Frontiers in Neurology

Commentary: Treatment guide for neurodegenerative disorders – Johns Hopkins University

 


International Registry: Ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke among critically ill patients with Covid-19.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:21h | UTC

Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke Among Critically Ill Patients With Coronavirus Disease 2019: An International Multicenter Coronavirus Disease 2019 Critical Care Consortium Study – Critical Care Medicine

Related: SARS-CoV-2 and Stroke Characteristics – higher rate of large vessel occlusions and stroke in young patients AND Case series of 18 male adults aged 50 years or younger with acute ischemic stroke during the convalescent phase of asymptomatic Covid-19 AND Case-control study: COVID-19-associated stroke is associated with worse outcomes and increased mortality AND Pictorial essay: Neurological emergencies associated with COVID-19: stroke and beyond AND Characteristics and Outcomes in Patients With COVID-19 and Acute Ischemic Stroke AND Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Patients with COVID-19 vs. Patients with Influenza

 


Systematic review: In hospitalized non‐ICU patients, multicomponent non-pharmacological interventions are estimated to reduce the incidence of delirium by 43% compared to usual care.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:07h | UTC

Non‐pharmacological interventions for preventing delirium in hospitalised non‐ICU patients – Cochrane Library

Summary: Non-drug approaches for preventing delirium in adults receiving care in hospital outside of intensive care and high dependency units – Cochrane Library

 


AHA/ASA Scientific Statement: Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke.

18 Jul, 2021 | 23:20h | UTC

Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Stroke

News release: Comprehensive primary care is vital to holistic care and optimal recovery after a stroke – American Heart Association

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Parkinson disease-associated cognitive impairment.

18 Jul, 2021 | 23:17h | UTC

Parkinson disease-associated cognitive impairment – Nature Reviews Disease Primers (free for a limited period)

Infographic: Parkinson disease-associated cognitive impairment

 


Review: Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:31h | UTC

Sedation in the Intensive Care Unit – Current Anesthesiology Reports

 


RCT: Effect of neurofeedback facilitation on poststroke gait and balance recovery.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:30h | UTC

Effect of Neurofeedback Facilitation on Poststroke Gait and Balance Recovery: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Neurology

Commentary: Neurofeedback Facilitation Improves Gait and Balance in Post-Stroke Patients – BrainPost

 


COVID and the brain: researchers zero in on how damage occurs.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:18h | UTC

COVID and the brain: researchers zero in on how damage occurs – Nature

 


[Preprint] Brain imaging before and after COVID-19 in UK Biobank.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:17h | UTC

Brain imaging before and after COVID-19 in UK Biobank – medRxiv

Commentaries: COVID linked to loss of brain tissue: but correlation doesn’t prove causation – The Conversation AND COVID-19 survivors may suffer from a loss of gray matter and other brain tissue over time, a long-term study suggests – Business Insider

 


Tramadol: Where do we go from here? – “Tramadol’s unpredictability, unique potential harms, and lack of advantage over other opioids or NSAIDs are now well recognized”.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:14h | UTC

[131] Tramadol: Where do we go from here? – Therapeutic Initiative

 


M-A: Utility of intravenous Alteplase prior to endovascular stroke treatment.

15 Jul, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Utility of Intravenous Alteplase Prior to Endovascular Stroke Treatment: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of RCTs – Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Direct thrombectomy, bridging therapy confer similar functional outcomes in stroke – Healio (free registration required)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Extremely rare cases of Guillain-Barré reported with Johnson & Johnson vaccine for Covid-19.

13 Jul, 2021 | 09:48h | UTC

J&J’s Covid-19 vaccine may trigger neurological condition in rare cases, FDA says – STAT

See also: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Is Linked To Neurological Disorder In Extremely Rare Cases – NPR AND F.D.A. Attaches Warning of Rare Nerve Syndrome to Johnson & Johnson Vaccine – The New York Times

 


Review: Infectious disease-associated encephalopathies.

13 Jul, 2021 | 09:30h | UTC

Infectious disease-associated encephalopathies – Critical Care

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Editorial: Aducanumab for Alzheimer’s disease?

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:15h | UTC

Aducanumab for Alzheimer’s disease? – The BMJ

Related: FDA approvement of Alzheimer’s drug sparks controversy among doctors.

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic review: Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children.

9 Jul, 2021 | 09:51h | UTC

Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children – Cochrane Library

Summary: Prophylactic drug management for febrile seizures in children

 


Systematic review: Immediate antiepileptic drug treatment, versus placebo, deferred, or no treatment for first unprovoked seizure.

8 Jul, 2021 | 08:48h | UTC

Immediate antiepileptic drug treatment, versus placebo, deferred, or no treatment for first unprovoked seizure – Cochrane Library

Summary: Immediate antiepileptic drug treatment, versus placebo, deferred, or no treatment for first unprovoked seizure – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Consuming a diet with more fish fats, less vegetable oils can reduce migraine headaches.

5 Jul, 2021 | 01:51h | UTC

News release: Consuming a diet with more fish fats, less vegetable oils can reduce migraine headaches – NIH News Releases

Original study: Dietary alteration of n-3 and n-6 fatty acids for headache reduction in adults with migraine: randomized controlled trial – The BMJ

Editorial: Dietary omega 3 fatty acids for migraine

Commentary: Expert reaction to a study looking at diets rich in omega 3 fatty acids and headache in adults with migraine – Science Media Centre

 


RCT: Safety and efficacy of occipital nerve stimulation for attack prevention in medically intractable chronic cluster headache.

5 Jul, 2021 | 01:24h | UTC

Safety and efficacy of occipital nerve stimulation for attack prevention in medically intractable chronic cluster headache (ICON): a randomised, double-blind, multicentre, phase 3, electrical dose-controlled trial – The Lancet Neurology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Nerve stimulation effective in patients with untreatable cluster headaches – Leiden University

 


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review

2 Jul, 2021 | 11:13h | UTC

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome: A Comprehensive Review – Pain and Therapy

 


The Management of Restless Legs Syndrome: An Updated Algorithm

2 Jul, 2021 | 11:12h | UTC

The Management of Restless Legs Syndrome: An Updated Algorithm – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


The neurological manifestations of post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection.

1 Jul, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

The Neurological Manifestations of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection – Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports

 


Long COVID or post-acute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): An overview of biological factors that may contribute to persistent symptoms.

30 Jun, 2021 | 10:24h | UTC

Long COVID or Post-acute Sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC): An Overview of Biological Factors That May Contribute to Persistent Symptoms – Frontiers in Microbiology

 


Study finds 96.1% of patients objectively recovered from anosmia 1 year after COVID-19 diagnosis.

28 Jun, 2021 | 09:49h | UTC

Clinical Outcomes for Patients With Anosmia 1 Year After COVID-19 Diagnosis – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Did Covid-19 take your taste and smell? Here’s when they may return – CNN AND Lost Sense of Smell Returns for Almost All COVID Survivors – HealthDay

 


Long Covid: Half of young adults with COVID-19 have persistent symptoms 6 months after, study finds.

25 Jun, 2021 | 10:33h | UTC

Half of young adults with COVID-19 have persistent symptoms 6 months after, study finds – The University of Bergen

Original Study: Long COVID in a prospective cohort of home-isolated patients – Nature Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Selected issues in sport-related concussion for the team physician: a consensus statement – “Current evidence suggests strict rest after SRC slows recovery and increases the probability of prolonged symptoms”.

25 Jun, 2021 | 10:15h | UTC

Selected issues in sport-related concussion (SRC|mild traumatic brain injury) for the team physician: a consensus statement – British Journal of Sports Medicine

News release: Strict Rest Slows Recovery after Sports-Related Concussions – American College of Sports Medicine

 


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