Clinical Edge

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

This Week's Must Reads

Body Image Dissatisfaction in Patients with MS, Int J MS Care; ePub 2018 Nov 1; Stevens, et al

Unemployment Linked with Stigma in MS, Int J MS Care; ePub 2018 Nov 1; Hategeka, et al

Total Hip, Knee Arthroplasty in Patients with MS, Int J MS Care; 2018 Sep-Oct; Gutman, et al

Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Multiple Sclerosis, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 29; Zulfiger, et al

Assessment of CAT Version of Neuro-QOL for MS, Mult Scler; ePub 2018 Nov 1; Healy, et al

FDA Actions

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

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

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Alzheimer's & Cognition

Higher Cortisol Linked with Lower Brain Volume, Neurology; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Echouffo-Tcheugui, et al

Hypertension, Obesity, Cognitive Decline Examined , Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Clark, et al

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Multiple Sclerosis

Body Image Dissatisfaction in Patients with MS, Int J MS Care; ePub 2018 Nov 1; Stevens, et al

Unemployment Linked with Stigma in MS, Int J MS Care; ePub 2018 Nov 1; Hategeka, 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

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

Ischemic Stroke Transfers in the Northeastern US, J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis; ePub 2018 Oct 30; Zachrison, et al

Hypertension, Obesity, Cognitive Decline Examined , Alzheimers Dement; ePub 2018 Oct 24; Clark, 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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