When Seconds Count: One Funder's Work to Improve Stroke Outcomes in Rural America
Highlights the philanthropic work of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to expand and enhance stroke care in the upper Midwest, with a specific focus on their recent work in Nebraska. Stroke mortality in rural areas can be as much as 30% higher than in urban areas, but investments in these largely-rural states with longer emergency response time work to reduce this disparity.
Conclusions: Autoimmune encephalitis is becoming an increasing risk factor of subsequent epilepsy in older people. Older patients with new epilepsy are more likely to respond to antiepileptic drugs, and drug-resistant epilepsy is uncommon. PMID: 30539903 [PubMed - in process]
This article summarizes the use of imaging in recent stroke trials in details, provides a stroke imaging protocol, and provides tips which radiologists should know to help their neurointerventionalists.
We present a patient in whom this situation occured. However, by addressing her underlying communication problem, we were able to improve her quality of life. PMID: 30536297 [PubMed - in process]
Publication date: Available online 12 December 2018Source: Revista Española de Cardiología (English Edition)Author(s): Raouf Madhkour, Bernhard Meier
ConclusionsPRBC transfusion in patients undergoing TAVR is associated with an increased incidence of adverse outcomes during hospitalization, at 30-day and 1-year follow-up.
(MedPage Today) -- From ages 65 to 74, black women show same stroke risk as their male counterparts
CONCLUSION: A few cerebral areas damaged by stroke seem to be linked to certain urinary troubles, but new studies with a higher methodological quality are required to confirm this result. PMID: 30527571 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Conclusion: The EFPT-BR is a valid and reliable tool for occupational therapists to assess executive dysfunction in daily routine tasks in patients with stroke in Brazil.RESUMO Disfun ção executiva ocorre em 18,5% a 39% dos pacientes que apresentam comprometimento cognitivo. A terapia ocupacional visa proporcionar independência e autonomia, de modo a melhorar a qualidade de vida. O Teste Desempenho da Função Executiva (TDFE) foi desenvolvido para avaliar a necessidade de ass istência para realizar quatro tarefas diárias básicas. Objetivos: Os objetivos desta pesquisa s&...
ABSTRACT The authors present an historical review of aspects of the life of Professor Manuel R. G ómez, a Spanish neuropediatrician, who graduated in Havana and is known internationally for his work while he was in charge of Pediatric Neurology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, USA. His main contribution was related to the tuberous sclerosis complex, demystifying the Vogt triad previously used a s a diagnostic criterion, and he was considered the “ father of the tuberous sclerosis complex “ in the USA.RESUMO Os autores apresentam uma revis ão histórica sobre aspectos da vida do professor Man...