Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Midlife Risk Factors Linked to Late-Onset Epilepsy, JAMA Neurology; ePub 2018 Jul 23; Johnson, et al

Nearly 1 Million Adults ≥55 Years Have Epilepsy, Epilepsy Behav; ePub 2018 Aug 2; Sapkota, et al

Incidental Findings Common in Stroke Patients, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Aug 2; Doyle, et al

Spatial Heterogeneity of White Matter Lesions , Neurology; ePub 2018 Aug 3; Habes, et al

Poor Sleep Linked to Slow Recovery from TBI, Sleep; ePub 2018 Jul 24; Kalmbach, Conroy, et al

Multiple Sclerosis

Perceived Stress and Sleep Quality in Those with MS, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Jul 26; Lamis, et al

Perceived Need for Mental Health Care in MS, Mult Scler Relat Disord; ePub 2018 Jul 29; Orr, et al

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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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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

Mixed Topics

Spatial Heterogeneity of White Matter Lesions , Neurology; ePub 2018 Aug 3; Habes, et al

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

Blood Pressure Drugs Lower Recurrent Stroke Risk, Cochrane; 2018 Jul 19; Zonneveld, Richard, et al

BP Variability Leads to Worse Outcome After Stroke, Stroke; ePub 2018 Jul 16; de Havenon, Majersik, et al

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