Tag : clinical guidelines

Neurology

Unmet LDL-C Goals Common in ASCVD: PINNACLE, NHANES

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Two studies of patients with ASCVD — NHANES and the PINNACLE registry — show ‘a large burden of non- and undertreatment’ and ‘room for improvement’...
Neurology

Hope for Patients With Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness

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New therapeutic approaches are providing hope that patients can show improvement and can benefit from various interventions even years after injury, a new review of...
Neurology

Thrombectomy's Practice-Changing Implications in Stroke

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Dr Andrew Wilner speaks with Dr Marc Malkoff about how this innovative surgery is upending the management of acute stroke. Medscape Neurology Source link...
Neurology

AAN Calls for Uniform Definition of Brain Death

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The academy says a specific, uniform standard for the determination of brain death is critical to provide the highest quality patient-centered neurologic and end-of-life care....
Neurology

Medscape/ACC Survey Looks at Current Cholesterol Management

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Most cardiologists surveyed used the 2013 ACC/AHA guideline on managing dyslipidemia, although most consider it outdated. Medscape Medical News Source link...
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New AHA/ACC Cholesterol Guideline Expands Role of LDL Targets

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An update to the controversial 2013 guidelines retains key elements but also puts less weight on estimated 10-year ASCVD risk and emphasizes contemporary ideas, such...
Neurology

Warnings About Benzodiazepine Use in the Elderly Go Unheeded

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Despite years of warnings about the hazards of prescribing benzodiazepines in the elderly, these drugs continue to be used at a higher rate than what...

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