Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Possible Link: Hepatic Steatosis and Brain Aging, JAMA Neurol; ePub 2017 Nov 20; Weinstein, et al

Neurologic Drug Shortages May Compromise Care, Neurology; ePub 2017 Nov 15; Omorodion, et al

Sleep Fragmentation Linked with PD in Older Adults, Mov Disord; ePub 2017 Oct 30; Sohail, Yu, et al

Dietary Sodium to Potassium Ratio and Stroke Risk, Stroke; ePub 2017 Oct 10; Willey, Gardener, et al

Sleep Apnea Did Not Accelerate Kidney Decline, Sleep; ePub 2017 Nov 3; Canales, Hagen, et al

Clinical Guidelines

Guidelines for Reducing Brain Injury Post-Resuscitation, Neurology; ePub 2017 May 10; Geocardin, et al

fMRI as Presurgical Tool for Patients with Epilepsy, Neurology; ePub 2017 Jan 11; Szaflarski, Gloss, et al

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Sleep Medicine

Sleep Fragmentation Linked with PD in Older Adults, Mov Disord; ePub 2017 Oct 30; Sohail, Yu, et al

Sleep Apnea Did Not Accelerate Kidney Decline, Sleep; ePub 2017 Nov 3; Canales, Hagen, et al

Read more in Sleep Medicine

Health Policy

FDA Approves Briviact for Partial-Onset Seizures, UCB website; 2016 Feb 19; news release

FDA Approves Perampanel for Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Epilepsy drug previously approved for partial-onset seizures

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Neurosurgery & Trauma

Aneurysm Linked with Fibromuscular Dysplasia in Women, JAMA Neurol; ePub 2017 Jul 17; Lather, et al

High Rate of Revisions, Removals in DBS Surgery, Parkinsonism Relat Disord; ePub 2016 Sep 12; Rolston, et al

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Mixed Topics

CV Health & Whole Brain Volume Linked, Neurology; ePub 2017 Jul 19; Bancks, et al

Type 1 Diabetes, Physical Activity & Brain Volume, Neurology; ePub 2017 Mar 10; Nunley, et al

Read more in Mixed Topics

Trauma

Effects of Concussion, Blast Exposure Examined , Neurology; ePub 2017 Oct 13; Tsao, Stentz, et al

Read more in Trauma