Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Using Machine Learning to Quantify PD Severity, JAMA Neurology; ePub 2018 Mar 26; Zhan, et al

Interest in Genetic Testing High in ET Families, Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov; ePub 2018 Mar 27; Naranjo, et al

Substance Abuse Risk Factors in Cervical Dystonia, J Neurology; ePub 2018 Mar 22; Mahajan, et al

Impedance Drift Assessed in Deep Brain Stimulation, Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov; ePub 2018 Mar 26; Wong, et al

Survey: Telemedicine Use for Movement Disorders, Telemed J E Health; ePub 2018 Mar 22; Hassan, et al

Sleep Medicine

Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and β-Amyloid Buildup, JAMA Neurology; ePub 2018 Mar 12; Carvalho, et al

Neighborhoods, Sleep Quality, and Cognitive Decline, Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Feb 3; Hunter, et al

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Health Policy

FDA Approves Briviact for Partial-Onset Seizures, UCB website; 2016 Feb 19; news release

FDA Approves Perampanel for Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Epilepsy drug previously approved for partial-onset seizures

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Alzheimer's & Cognition

CHD, HF Associated with Increased Dementia Risk, Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Feb 26; Wolters, et al

Features of Stigma and Alzheimer Disease Dementia, Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Mar 27; Stites, et al

Read more in Alzheimer's & Cognition

Multiple Sclerosis

Shortages Predicted in MS Neurologist Workforce , Int J MS Care; 2018 Jan/Feb; Halpern, Kane, et al

Characteristics of Episodic Hypothermia in MS, Mult Scler; ePub 2018 Mar 23; Toledano, et al

Read more in Multiple Sclerosis

Parkinson's Disease

Orthostatic Hypotension in PD Increases Care Costs, Parkinsonism Relat Disord; ePub 2017 Nov 27; Merola, et al

FDA Approves Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation System, Boston Scientific news release; 2017 Dec 11

Read more in Parkinson's Disease

Movement Disorders

Using Machine Learning to Quantify PD Severity, JAMA Neurology; ePub 2018 Mar 26; Zhan, et al

Interest in Genetic Testing High in ET Families, Tremor Other Hyperkinet Mov; ePub 2018 Mar 27; Naranjo, et al

Read more in Movement Disorders

Rare Diseases

FDA Approves Hizentra for CIDP Treatment, CSL Behring news release; 2018 Mar 16

Cerebral Cavernous Malformation in the Elderly , JAMA Neurol; ePub 2017 May 8; Flemming, et al

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