Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Hospital Readmission After Seizure Discharge, Neurology; ePub 2018 Dec 21; Blank, et al

VP Shunts and Post-Operative Complications Assessed, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 20; Linzey, et al

Disparities in Inter-Hospital Helicopter Transport, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Dec 11; Sarrazin, et al

Mild-to-Moderate OSA Linked with Hypertension, Sleep; ePub 2018 Dec 22; Vgontzas, et al

Aspirin Reduces Stroke Risk in Women with Prior HDP, Neurology; ePub 2018 Dec 26; Miller, Boehme, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines for Cognitive Screening, Management of MS, Mult Scler; ePub 2018 Oct 10; Kalb, Beier, et al

DBS Guidelines for Treatment of Patients with PD, Neurosurgery; ePub 2018 Mar 12; Rughani, et al

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Epilepsy & Seizures

Hospital Readmission After Seizure Discharge, Neurology; ePub 2018 Dec 21; Blank, et al

Information About SUDEP on YouTube Analyzed, Epilepsy Behav; ePub 2018 Dec 7; Rayi, et al

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Headache & Migraine

FDA Approves Ajovy for Migraine in Adults, Teva Pharmaceutical news release; 2018 Sep 14

Headache Patients Seek High Level of Outpatient Care , Headache; ePub 2018 Jul 19; Brilla, Woo, et al

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Lifestyle

Vegetable/Fruit Intake Benefits Cognitive Function, Neurology; ePub 2018 Nov 21; Yuan, Fondell, et al

Meditation May Help to Alleviate US Stroke Burden, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Nov 24; Ambavane, et al

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Movement Disorders

Study Compares 2 Cognitive Assessment Tools, Mov Disord; ePub 2018 Dec 10; Hendershott, et al

White Matter Differences Between ET and PD, Neurology; ePub 2018 Nov 30; Juttukonda, et al

Read more in Movement Disorders

Multiple Sclerosis

Prevalence of Asthma in Persons with MS, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Dec 11; Hill, et al

Normal-Appearing White Matter in MS Examined, Neuroradiology; ePub 2018 Dec 12; Yu, 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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Pain

Opioid Use, Insomnia, and Pain Intensity, Sleep Med; ePub 2018 Sep 5; Miller, et al

Deployment-Related TBI and Back Pain in Veterans, J Pain; ePub 2018 Aug 30; Suri, Stolzmann, 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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