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Neurologic

Dec 1, 2012 Issue
Dietary Management of Epilepsy [Editorials]

The safety and effectiveness of the ketogenic diet for the treatment of epilepsy have been known for decades. However, successful implementation of the diet requires an essential commitment by the patient and his or her family. Compliance with the ketogenic diet involves adjustments and often revers...


Aug 1, 2012 Issue
AAN Updates Guideline on Treatment of Essential Tremor [Practice Guidelines]

Propranolol and primidone (Mysoline) are the most commonly used therapies for essential tremor, but these agents are ineffective for up to one-half of patients. In 2005, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) published recommendations for the use of other therapies for essential tremor.


Oct 15, 2011 Issue
Bell Palsy [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of drug, surgical and physical treatments for Bell palsy in adults and children?


Mar 15, 2011 Issue
Differentiation and Diagnosis of Tremor [Article]

Tremor, an involuntary, rhythmic, oscillatory movement of a body part, is the most common movement disorder encountered in clinical practice. Rest tremors occur in a body part that is relaxed and completely supported against gravity. Action tremors occur with voluntary contraction of a muscle and ca...


Nov 15, 2009 Issue
Diagnosing Lumbar Spinal Stenosis [Point-of-Care Guides]

Lumbar spinal stenosis is an important cause of pain and disability, and surgery is beneficial for appropriately selected patients. Therefore, it is important for primary care physicians to distinguish patients with spinal stenosis from those with musculoskeletal low back pain, peripheral vascular disease, or spinal disk disease.


Nov 15, 2009 Issue
Headache in a Well-Appearing Young Woman [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Sep 15, 2009 Issue
Simultaneous Spinal Cord and Brain Lesions [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Jun 15, 2009 Issue
Cervical Spine Anomaly [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Oct 1, 2008 Issue
Intermittent Back and Leg Pain with Numbness [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


Sep 15, 2008 Issue
Refractory Focal Seizures with Progressive Weakness in the Right Limbs [Photo Quiz]

Photo Quiz presents readers with a clinical challenge based on a photograph or other image.


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