Using Propofol for Difficult-to-Treat Headaches in the ED Using Propofol for Difficult-to-Treat Headaches in the ED

Find out when and how to use this drug effectively in the emergency department.Medscape Emergency Medicine
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, April 3, 2020 – Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc., a Janssen Pharmaceutical Company of Johnson &Johnson, today announced that CHEST, the official publication of the American College of Chest Physicians, published results from an expert Delphi consensus survey that help provide additional insights for physicians to advance the care of patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).The Prostacyclin International Expert Panel developed the consensus opinions based on common clinical scenarios in which they considered adding oral prostacyclin pathway agents (PPAs), including UPTRAVI®...
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Conditions:   Subarachnoid Hemorrhage;   Headache Intervention:   Drug: Regional anesthetic SPG block-bilateral Sponsor:   Mayo Clinic Not yet recruiting
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Authors: Siegel JD, Ko CJ Abstract Diltiazem is a calcium-channel blocker commonly used for the treatment of hypertension. Common adverse effects include dizziness, headache, and edema. Fewer than 20 cases of diltiazem-associated photodistributed hyperpigmentation have been reported in the literature. Here, we present the case of a 71-year-old woman with new-onset facial hyperpigmentation 6 months after initiating treatment with diltiazem. PMID: 32226335 [PubMed - in process]
Source: The Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine - Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Yale J Biol Med Source Type: research
Conclusions: RC is reported to be effective in treating a variety of diseases. Current pharmacological studies on RC mainly focus on the nervous, circulatory, digestive, and endocrine systems, as well as drug withdrawal. Although experimental data support the beneficial effects of this drug, its physiological activity remains a concern. Nonetheless, this review provides a foundation for future research. PMID: 32223481 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Pharmaceutical Biology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Pharm Biol Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewEffective acute pain management has evolved considerably in recent years and is a primary area of focus in attempts to defend against the opioid epidemic. Persistent postsurgical pain (PPP) has an incidence of up to 30 –50% and has negative outcome of quality of life and negative burden on individuals, family, and society. The 2016 American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) guidelines states that enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) forms an integral part of Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) and is now recomm ended to use a multimodal opioid-sparing approach for management of postoperative...
Source: Current Pain and Headache Reports - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
High blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include chest pain, finding blood in your urine, and having severe headaches. You could also be at risk of deadly hypertension - and even "sudden death" - if you develop any of these early signs.
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A Chinese study found that acupuncture reduced the number of headache attacks in migraine sufferers.
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This report will also include a comprehensive literature review of Cowden syndrome and Lhermitte-Duclos disease, with greater emphasis on the radiologic characteristics of Lhermitte-Duclos disease.
Source: Journal of Radiology Case Reports - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
A 34-year-old man with chronic myelogenous leukemia status post allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) on tacrolimus for graft-vs-host disease prophylaxis, presented with a 1-week history of fevers and severe headaches. Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated numerous small focal lesions in the left basal ganglia and left temporal lobe with a ring pattern, as well  as a large lesion in the left occipital lobe with mild leptomeningeal enhancement (Figure 1). Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) analysis revealed lymphocytic pleocytosis, and Toxoplasma gondii was detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR).
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To characterize self-reported use of acute prescription medication for migraine in a sample representing the US population.
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