Negative initial CSF studies in HSV encephalitis portend worse neurologic outcomes
May 2, 2022
Clinical question: Does delay in diagnosis of herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis due to negative initial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) studies affect neurologic outcomes? Dr....
Epilepsy linked to 1.5-fold higher COVID-19 mortality in hospital
December 14, 2021
Findings suggest higher risk although researchers haven’t adjusted findings for confounders yet.
Treatment of opioid use disorder in hospitalized patients
December 14, 2021
Initiating treatment for OUD in the hospital setting is feasible and effective.
Is mindfulness key to helping physicians with mental health?
December 8, 2021
“When we go into our state of deep rest in the meditation practice, which is two to five times more restful than sleep, it heals those stress scars.”
Intranasal vs. intramuscular naloxone in reversing opioid overdose
November 29, 2021
Is intranasal naloxone as effective as intramuscular naloxone in reversing opioid overdose at the same dose?
Short-acting opioids needed for withdrawal in U.S. hospitals, say experts
November 23, 2021
The short-acting drugs can complement methadone and buprenorphine to help patients get faster relief and help patients stay in the hospital to help with long-term management, say the authors of a new commentary.
Opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency for the hospitalist
October 26, 2021
Opioid-induced adrenal insufficiency is an underrecognized cause of central adrenal insufficiency.
FDA approves combo pill for severe, acute pain
October 19, 2021
Seglentis contains 56 mg of celecoxib and 44 mg of tramadol.
Case reports underscore risk of cerebral edema, AFCE in children with COVID-19
October 7, 2021
Neurologists urge colleagues to watch for similar cases in children.
Is AFib a stroke cause or innocent bystander? The debate continues
October 5, 2021
Many believe AFib is a risk marker for stroke, but new evidence suggests it may be a causal risk factor.