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Effect of Antithrombotic Therapy on Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Low-Risk Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Effect of Antithrombotic Therapy on Stroke and Bleeding Risk in Low-Risk Atrial Fibrillation Patients
Patients with atrial fibrillation at low risk of stroke treated with antithrombotic agents experienced low rates of stroke-related events, but the rate increased significantly in patients with even one additional risk factor.
Dizziness: Test ID’s Canal
A Quix Test is an accurate way to find selective canal involvement in Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) patients in many cases, according to Kevin Coughlin of Florida State University College of Medicine in Tallahassee, FL. The study will be presented in a poster session on Apr. 18 at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, DC.
Eye Tracking Useful in TBI Treatment
Many patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) also suffer from negatively altered motor functions and communication behaviors, according to lead author Lorene Leung. The study will be presented in a poster session on Apr. 18 at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, DC.
Target Sign Found for Stroke
Pathological vertebral artery (VA) abnormalities can be identified in acute vestibular syndrome (AVS) patients with the use of an axial T2 MRI scan, according to Jorge Kattah, MD, a neurologist at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. This study will be presented in a poster session on Apr. 18 at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, DC.
The 10 Most Popular EHR Systems
Another round of “Meaningful Use” guidelines has just been announced by the federal government. As providers continue to evaluate their Electronic Health Record options, here's a look at 10 of the most popular EHR systems.
Retinal Thickness Varies in Neuromyelitis Optica and Multiple Sclerosis
The macular inner retinal layer thickness differs between individuals with neuromyelitis optica (NMO) and multiple sclerosis (MS), according to lead author Richard Loeb. The study will be presented in a poster session on Apr. 18 at the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Washington, DC. The finding should help physicians distinguish between the ailments.

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