Infective endocarditis from IV drug use tied to hemorrhagic stroke
April 27, 2021
The incidence of patients with IVDU-associated endocarditis increased 630% from 2014 to 2018.
Blood pressure treatment reduces bleeding in ICH
November 24, 2020
The management of blood pressure in ICH is complex. Timing, type of drug, and type of patient must be considered.
Consensus document reviews determination of brain death
August 12, 2020
The recommendations are the minimum criteria for the determination of brain death or death by neurologic criteria.
Headache may predict clinical evolution of COVID-19
June 22, 2020
Headache onset could occur during the presymptomatic or symptomatic phase of COVID-19 and could resemble tension-type or migraine headache.
AAN publishes ethical guidance on patient care during the pandemic
May 20, 2020
The guidance reviews adaptations to inpatient and outpatient care and indicates the need for protocols to allocate scarce medical resources.
Nearly 24 tests for the novel coronavirus are available
April 7, 2020
Laboratories and clinics still face challenges that include shortages of tests, shortages of components such as reagents, and backlogs.
Experts call to revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act
January 3, 2020
A neurologist and her colleagues propose changes with the goal of clarifying and harmonizing procedures for determining death by neurologic criteria.
Influenza vaccination modestly reduces risk of hospitalizations in patients with COPD
October 9, 2019
Older patients with COPD need more effective influenza vaccines and other preventive strategies.
CDC finds that too little naloxone is dispensed
August 6, 2019
Despite increases in the number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed, many patients at risk for overdose are not offered the potentially life-saving treatment, according to an analysis of national retail pharmacy data.
Does BMI affect outcomes after ischemic stroke?
April 26, 2019
Overweight and obese patients have greater survival and less risk of disability after acute ischemic stroke, according to an analysis of the FAST-MAG study.