Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Mindfulness, Education Both Improve Stress in MS, Mult Scler; ePub 2018 Jul 9; Senders, Hanes, et al

Hypertension More Common in MS Than Control Group, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Jul 10; Saroufim, et al

CCL18 Plasma Levels Linked with Neurodegeneration, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Jul 6; Ziliotto, et al

Organic Solvents, Smoking, and MS Susceptibility, Neurology; ePub 2018 Jul 3; Hedström, Hössjer, et al

MS Linked with Increased Risk of Divorce Among Men, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Jul 3; Landfeldt, et al

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

Gender and Cognition in Overweight Adults with T2D, Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Jul 4; Espeland, et al

MCI, Dementia Linked with Vascular Risk Factors, Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 May 12; Knopman, et al

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Multiple Sclerosis

Mindfulness, Education Both Improve Stress in MS, Mult Scler; ePub 2018 Jul 9; Senders, Hanes, et al

Hypertension More Common in MS Than Control Group, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Jul 10; Saroufim, et al

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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

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Practice Management

Neurologic Drug Shortages May Compromise Care, Neurology; ePub 2017 Nov 15; Omorodion, et al

Racial Disparities in Neurologic Care Examined, Neurology; ePub 2017 May 17; Saadi, et al

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Neurosurgery & Trauma

Readmission Rates After Thrombectomy for Stroke , J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Jul 3; Ramchand, et al

Ischemic Stroke Risk After Trauma in Young Cohort, Neurology; ePub 2017 Nov 8; Fox, Hills, et al

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Mixed Topics

Admissions for Psychotic Episodes, Epilepsy Linked , Epilepsia; ePub 2018 Jul 4; Rossi, Kim, et al

Gender and Cognition in Overweight Adults with T2D, Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Jul 4; Espeland, et al

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Headache & Migraine

Prevalence of Optic Nerve Head Edema in the ED, Neurology; ePub 2018 Jan 5; Sachdeva, et al

Association Between Migraine and Suicidal Behavior, Headache; ePub 2017 Nov 29; Friedman, Zhong, et al

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