Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Recurrent Stroke Risk Higher for Blacks than Whites, Neurology; ePub 2018 Oct 3; Albright, Huang, et al

Sleep Duration/Stroke Link Differs by Race and Sex, Neurology; ePub 2018 Oct 3; Petrov, Howard, et al

Intracerebral Hemorrhage Survivors’ Outcomes Studied, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Sep 28; Griauzde, et al

Probable OSA Common in Refractory Epilepsy, Epilepsia; ePub 2018 Sep 24; McCarter, et al

FDA Approves Tiglutik for Treatment of ALS, ITF Pharma news release; 2018 Sep 6

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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Movement Disorders

FDA Approves Xeomin for Excessive Drooling, Merz North America news release; 2018 Jul 3

Restless Legs Syndrome, CVD Linked in Women, Neurology; ePub 2017 Dec 15; Li, Li, Winkelman, et al

Read more in Movement Disorders

Traumatic Brain Injury

GFAP: Marker of Brain Injury in Acute Mild TBI , Neurology; ePub 2018 Sept 12; Gill, Latour, et al

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

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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

Gout Linked with 2-Fold Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea, J Clin Sleep Med; ePub 2018 Aug 30; Singh, Cleveland

Depression, Suicidality Among People with Epilepsy, Epilepsy Behav; ePub 2018 Aug 13; Friedman, et al

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Trauma

Psychiatric Risk Factors for Recurrent Neurotrauma, Brain Inj; ePub 2018 Jun 18; Hayward, Fessler, et al

Effects of Concussion, Blast Exposure Examined , Neurology; ePub 2017 Oct 13; Tsao, Stentz, et al

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