stroke. The AHA/ASA Stroke Council commissioned authors from cardiology, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, nursing, radiology and vascular neurology to revise the previous guidelines after a systematic review of the evidence.
Acute ischemic stroke patients who were given desmoteplase three to nine hours after stroke onset had no better response rates than patients given placebo, a study in the February Lancet Neurology ... The study was published online by The Lancet
said Lee Schwamm, MD, vice chairman of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and co-author of the first study on stroke mortality that was presented at the conference. ... If a patient is in need of tPA or other treatment, he or she is admitted by
Dinnerstein is affiliated with the department of neurology, all at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.
Listening to the injured brain. Thomas P. Bleck, FACP, professor of neurology at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in Evanston, Ill., gave a talk on listening to the injured brain, discussing the use
A summary statement of the guidelines was published in the June 8 Neurology. ... A full copy of the guidelines update is available via the American Academy of Neurology Web site.
Meanwhile, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., offers massage to all patients, but healing touch is available only to its neurology and pediatric patients, because there
nonpersistence. The study results were published online Aug. 9 by Archives of Neurology and appeared in the December 2010 print issue.
The American Academy of Neurology recently issued a guideline update on preventing stroke in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). ... The guideline was published Feb. 25 by Neurology. A recent public health investigation by the Centers
Brian H. Buck, MD, MSc, assistant professor in the division of neurology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton and one of the study's authors, said that the standardized nature ... Andrew Josephson, MD, director of the neurohospitalist program and