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Articles
Considerable Variation in Computed Tomography Use in Ischemic Stroke
For patients with ischemic stroke there is considerable variation in the rates of high-intensity computed tomography use, according to a study published online April 8 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.
Articles
Patient-Clinician Relationship Impacts Health Care Outcomes
The patient-clinician relationship has a small but significant effect on health care outcomes, according to a study published online April 9 in PLOS ONE.
Articles
Apathy Symptoms Tied to Lower Brain Volumes
Apathy symptoms in older people without dementia are associated with lower brain volumes, according to a study published online April 16 in Neurology.
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Educator Discusses Key Issues for Future Doctors to Consider
The key issues for future physicians are discussed in an article published by the American Medical Association.
Articles
FDG-PET Imaging May Be More Accurate for Showing Minimal Consciousness
FDG PET may be more accurate than active fMRI scans for showing brain activity consistent with even minimal consciousness, according to a new study.
Articles
Diabetes-Related Complications Declined, 1990 to 2010
Rates of diabetes-related complications have declined substantially over the past two decades, according to a study published in the April 17 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.
Articles
Continued Reliance on Windows XP May Threaten Data Security
Physicians who use Windows XP in their practices may be affected by Microsoft's recent discontinuation of support for the program, according to an article published April 8 in Medical Economics.
Articles
MRI Connects Vestibulopathy and Damage From Brain Injury
Damage to specific brain regions may be linked to the prognosis of concussion patients with vestibulopathy, according to a study published online April 14 in Radiology.
CME Reviews
Apixaban versus Warfarin and Aspirin in AF Patients: Cost-Effectiveness for Stroke Prevention
An examination of the cost-effectiveness of novel oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation patients.
The HIT List
Medication Alerts Redesigned for Providers Reduce Prescribing Errors
Redesigning medication alerts with healthcare providers in mind would reduce prescribing errors and increase the efficiency of electronic medical records.
Conferences
American Academy of Neurology 2013 Annual Meeting
PAINWeek 2013
64th American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting
2012 Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC)
The 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology
PAINWeek 2010
American Academy of Neurology 2009
International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2009
American Epilepsy Society 2008
Condition Centers