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A systematic review of the impact of delirium on allied health interventions: A surprising lack of data [2020] - 332KB
by Damian Johnson, Erin Maylin, Linley Hayes, Casey Hair, Thomas Kraemer, Mandy Lau, Amy Brodtmann, Ramesh Sahathevan
Background & Objectives: There is increasing interest in the impact of delirium on mortality and morbidity in stroke patients. Whilst there are published studies assessing this impact, they are primar...

Depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation/behaviour among persons with epilepsy: Common but underestimated comorbidities in Haryana, North India [2020] - 333KB
by Surekha Dabla, Himanshu Juneja, Priti Singh, Kiran Bala
Background & Objectives: Depression, anxiety and suicide are the main psychiatric comorbidities which are more prevalent among persons with epilepsy (PWE). This study aims to determine the prevalence ...

Optimizing seizure detection by quantitative EEG in paediatric refractory status epilepticus [2020] - 3,508KB
by Junjie HUANG, Gita KRISHNASWAMY, Jocelyn LIM, Nazima Binte SAHUL HAMED, Simon LING, Terrence THOMAS, Derrick CHAN
Background & Objective: Continuous electroencephalography (cEEG) is valuable in the diagnosis and management of refractory status epilepticus (RSE) but requires intensive skilled interpretation. Densi...

Effect of Xingnaojing injection on rifampicin concentration in cerebrospinal fluid and prognosis of patients with severe tuberculous meningitis [2020] - 380KB
by Jing Wang, Shengli Chen, Lei Wang, Qingyuan Wu, Cuiping Du, Jin Liu, Wei Xue, Qiyan Cheng
Objective: To observe whether an Xingnaojing 醒脑静 injection could improve the prognosis of patients, by increasing rifampicin penetration through the blood-brain barrier. Methods: Patients with s...

Adherence to the IDSA guidelines for brain imaging before lumbar puncture in community- acquired meningitis [2020] - 503KB
by Siriththin Chansirkarnjana, Thana Khawcharoenporn
Background: The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has published guidelines indicating the criteria for brain imaging before lumbar puncture (LP) among patients with community-acquired meni...

Glucocerebrosidase genetic variants in Malays with early and late-onset Parkinson’s disease [2020] - 389KB
by Nur Fadhlina Mohamad Pakarulrazy, Saiful Effendi Syafruddin, Nurul Syakima Ab Mutalib, Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Shen-Yang Lim, Rahman Jamal, Nor Azian Abdul Murad, Norlinah Mohamed Ibrahim
Background: Mutations in glucocerebrosidase (GBA) have been associated with the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease (PD) in different ethnic populations. The prevalence of GBA mutations among Mal...

What is the optimal dose of acetazolamide in the treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension [2020] - 345KB
by Aysin Kisabay Ak, Gulten Tata, Figen Gokcay, Nese Celebisoy
Objective: Acetazolamide is preferred as the first-line drug for the medical treatment of idiopathic intracranial hypertension. In this study, the efficacy of different doses of the drug on visual fun...

Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome presenting as convexity subarachnoid hemorrhage and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome during postpartum: A case report and literature review [2020] - 918KB
by Zejin Jia, Wei Qin, Wenli Hu, Junliang Yuan
Reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome (RCVS) is characterized by thunderclap headache and reversible cerebral vasoconstriction, with other neurologic signs and symptoms. To the best of our kno...

Ischemic stroke as an initial presentation of primary bone marrow lymphoma [2020] - 577KB
by Mi-Yeon Eun, June Woo Ahn, Dong Won Baek, Ji Yun Jeong, Jaechun Hwang
Various cancer types have been associated with cancer-related cerebral infarction. In this study, we describe the first case of cancer-related cerebral infarction in which the underlying disease was p...

Intractable epilepsy, growth failure, hypothyroidism, and cataract: rare clinical manifestations in a patient with ring chromosome 20 syndrome [2020] - 642KB
by Hsiu-Fen Lee, Ching-Shiang Chi
Ring chromosome 20 [r(20)] syndrome is typically characterized by intractable epilepsy, variable degrees of behavior problems and cognitive deficits, and an absence of or minimal dysmorphic features. ...

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