The editors of Consultant360 have compiled a highlight reel of this month’s top stories and breaking news in the field of neurology. See what you may have missed.
A low-dose analgesic may be a potential alternative to opioids for the treatment of acute pain in the emergency department setting.
After a systematic review and meta-analysis of 3 studies, the drug was deemed non-inferior to morphine for pain reduction. Read More
Oxygen therapy may have some neurological benefits for populations with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
The findings could inform future efforts geared towards the prevention of dementia and other conditions that impact the brain. Read More
Vertigo may hinder hearing recovery in some patients with sensorineural hearing loss.
These findings emerged from a systematic review and meta-analysis of 10 studies comprising nearly 5000 patients. Read More
Many patients with migraine experience additional comorbid pain.
Along with fatigue and decreased physical activity levels, patients with migraine can also experience significant pain elsewhere in the body, according to new findings resented at the 60th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society. Read More
A new study has explored a potential mechanism behind migraines and cardiovascular risk.
Specifically, researchers examined plasma vitamin K2 levels and arterial stiffness in patients with untreated migraine. Read More
Case Report: Mega Cisterna Magna
At 29 weeks of gestation, an enlarged cisterna magna of 1.1 cm had been discovered on fetal ultrasonography. Repeated measurement at 36 weeks had shown a dilation of 1.2 cm. Read More
Podcast: Dementia: Evaluating, Diagnosing, and Referring Your Patients
Dr. Basem Ratrout talks about dementia and how primary care providers can evaluate, diagnose, and refer their patients.