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  • Spinal Trauma

    , particularly when the neurologic deficit is incomplete.[nature.com] Yet a 2001 Cochrane review found that despite increasing use of spinal immobilization, no prospective, randomized controlled trial of the appropriate use of spinal immobilization[mdedge.com] Use the right techniques and equipment when playing football or other contact sports.[medlineplus.gov] Are you up to the task of assessing and managing spinal trauma in the emergency department? Questions Q1. Which major trauma patients should have c-spine precautions?[lifeinthefastlane.com] Impulse data are specifically relayed about the degree of muscle tension and/or the length of muscles via the muscle spindles and Golgi tendon organs.[chiro.org] Spinal decompression is performed by two procedures microdiscectomy and laminectomy.[newwestsportsmedicine.com] Vitalistic healing disciplines, notably homeopathy and chiropractic, are representations of the whole systems theory.[integrativepractitioner.com] The choice of diagnostic techniques varies based on the state of the patient consciousness and the presence of other injuries.[neurosurgeonsofnewjersey.com] This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance services), emergency departments[nice.org.uk] Little or no voluntary control of bowel or bladder, but can manage on their own with special equipment Most likely will be able to walk Learn More About Sacral Spinal Cord[spinalinjury101.org]

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  • Muscle Spasticity

    Tests and Diagnosis Thorough physical and neurological testing from a multidisciplinary team will determine the cause and the extent of the spasticity.[columbiaspine.org] Side effects are often seen when using oral drug treatment for spasticity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Equipment-related risks include pump failure, catheter kinking or breakage, and movement (dislodgement) of the catheter so that the drug no longer reaches the intrathecal[medtronicneuro.com.au] The Ashworth Scales are not reliable for the assessment of muscle spasticity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CONCLUSION: This study suggests that focal muscle vibration may be an adjuvant therapy during gait rehabilitation in patients with calf muscle spasticity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Effects of object affordances on movement performance: A metaanalysis. Scandinavian J. of Occupational Therapy , 5:83–92.[doi.org] CONCLUSIONS: Whole-leg blood flow was lower in individuals with greater spasticity scores.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: To examine the effects of whole-body vibration on spasticity among people with central nervous system disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Results for other parameters were only reported qualitatively.[doi.org] Author Krupa Pandey, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology, Department of Neurology, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University; Neurologist in Multiple[emedicine.medscape.com]

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  • Small-Fiber Neuropathy

    Steven Mandel MD, PC is Clinical Professor of Neurology at Lenox Hill Hospital, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.[practicalneurology.com] OBJECTIVE: To assess the usefulness of skin biopsy in the assessment of patients with suspeted small fiber neuropathy (SFN).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He got set with all mountainclimbing equipment. The patient began climbing the cold mountain, but not much later, he was aware of he was lost.[austinpublishinggroup.com] A preliminary SFN-RODS containing 146 activity/participation items was assessed twice (reliability studies) in 238 patients with SFN.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] and Nerve T2 - Muscle and Nerve JF - Muscle and Nerve SN - 0148-639X IS - 3 ER -[moh-it.pure.elsevier.com] Intraepidermal nerve fiber density (IENFd) was measured with PGP9.5 immunostaining on punch skin biopsies performed at the distal leg.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Picture your body and nerve network like a tree: your body as the trunk and your nerves as the branches extending from it.[corinthianreferencelab.com] A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video. What is small fiber sensory neuropathy?[patientslikeme.com] Our findings suggest that SFN is not a pure peripheral nervous system disorder.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This panel cannot be combined with other test types. Carrier tests cannot be combined with other test types. Proactive tests cannot be combined with other test types.[invitae.com]

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  • Dementia

    Neurologic examinations are normal except for signs of psychomotor slowing.[merckmanuals.com] Literature searches were conducted using key search terms of dementia and medication-related problems.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Dementia education and training should therefore be a critical step in equipping GPs for dementia care in Singapore.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ) participants, whereas only 14 (1.7%) were misclassified by all 3 assessments.[cp.neurology.org] Your loved one might have: Memory and concentration problems Poor judgment Confusion Mood swings Depression Sleep problems Twitching or jerky muscles Trouble walking Normal[webmd.com] Stimulating movement is associated with improvements in ADL performance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] He was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia and started on 3 mg rivastigmine a day, which made a marked clinical improvement.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Not to be copied, transmitted or recorded in any way, in whole or part, without prior permission of the publishers.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] KEYWORDS: Gallyas-negative; dementia; multiple system atrophy; neuronal cytoplasmic inclusions; perirhinal cortex[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At the other four communities, a control group were taken to a similar sized area without daylight for socialization under typical electrical lighting conditions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Cerebral Palsy

    Linked Data Primary Entity # Developmental medicine & child neurology DMCN : the official journal of the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) and the American Academy[worldcat.org] The effect of robot-assisted training using HAL for cerebral palsy (CP) is unknown.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The goal should be for the child to function as independently as possible with or without the use of adaptive equipment. (See also Physical Therapy.)[emedicine.com] AIM: We investigated the validity of the Gait Outcomes Assessment List (GOAL), as an assessment of gait function in children with cerebral palsy (CP).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Patients with cerebral palsy present with a variety of adaptations to muscle structure and function.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The global movement deviation of the impaired upper limb was strongly correlated with bimanual performance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Body mass index (BMI) had high specificity but low sensitivity in detecting excess body fat in children with CP.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] RESEARCH QUESTION: The purpose of the current study is to test the hypothesis that during a whole-body pick up task, children with USCP will organize their whole- body movements[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The purpose of this article is to update the orthopaedic community on the current classification systems for patients with cerebral palsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] campuses, Queensland) RMIT University (Melbourne, Victoria, and other campuses) Royal Geographical Society of South Australia (Adelaide, South Australia) State Library of[tools.wmflabs.org]

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  • Osteoporosis

    These fractures are caused by falls due to postural imbalance, neurological impairment and reduced bone mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] However, recently, the usefulness of calcium supplementation (alone or with concomitant vitamin D) has been questioned, since some studies reported only weak efficacy of these[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Equipped with a state-of-the-art digital scanner for spine, hip and wrist scans as well as an ultrasound scanner for heel bone measurements, we can diagnose osteoporosis in[ucsfhealth.org] Methodological quality, assessed with the Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies (QUADAS) checklist, was generally low.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Handgrip strength is a reliable indicator of muscle strength and muscle strength is associated with falling.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: Performance-based Timed Up and Go (TUG), Berg Balance Scale (BBS) and stabilometric platform tests were used to evaluate balance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Although the additional bone mass in obese compared with lean subjects contributes only 0.5 kg of total body weight or 1% of body weight ( 5 ), it is 20% of total bone mineral[doi.org] We review the evidence supporting the use of exercise, whole-body vibration, hip protectors, low-intensity pulsed ultrasound, bracing, and vertebral augmentation procedures[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Chinese medicinal plants possess unique advantages in the regulation of the immune system and the relationships between osteoporosis and the immune system.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Intake of cola, but not of other carbonated soft drinks, is associated with low BMD in women. Additional research is needed to confirm these findings.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Neuropathy

    The UC Davis Department of Neurology faculty members provide state-of-the-art treatment and diagnostics to patients suffering from peripheral neuropathy.[ucdmc.ucdavis.edu] This is especially the case with higher dosages and prolonged use, but dosages[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They can assess your needs and recommend appropriate aids and equipment to help you.[macmillan.org.uk] Clinical Assessment of Neuropathic Pain Assessment of neuropathic pain begins with a thorough neurologic history, addressing the nature and onset of pain symptoms and underlying[practicalpainmanagement.com] DIAGNOSES: The short head of biceps femoris muscle (SHBFM) was extended more distal and posteriorly.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the auditory performance and speech production outcome in children with auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neuropathy defines any type of disease that affects the nerves in the body.[symptoma.com] This study identified three pathogenic KIF5A mutations in Korean CMT2 patients by whole exome sequencing.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Nonetheless, on occasion, systemic non-Hodgkin's lymphoma may directly infiltrate the peripheral nervous system at various levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the burden of neurological disease.[ninds.nih.gov]

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  • Inclusion Body Myositis

    Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Greenberg reports no disclosure. 2016 American Academy of Neurology[journals.lww.com] Use of healthcare resources, including physical therapy, office visits, emergency room (ER) visits, and hospitalizations, was greater in sIBM patients.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] in muscle disease, physiotherapists to recommend a specific rehabilitation plan and Muscular Dystrophy Association liaisons to provide a variety of financial, social and equipment[hopkinsmedicine.org] To assess treatment benefit of new therapies, a patient-reported outcome measure of physical function was developed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Sporadic inclusion-body myositis (s-IBM) is the most common degenerative muscle disease in which aging appears to be a key risk factor.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The best performing category was European Neuromuscular Centre 2013 probable (sensitivity of 84%).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] EMG studies – electromyography would show all the known features of myopathy – inflammatory or non-inflammatory based on the type of Inclusion Body Myositis or Inclusion Body[symptoma.com] Whole-exome sequencing-association studies, RNA sequencing, and whole-genome sequencing in large sIBM cohorts will be key tools to unravel the genetics of sIBM and its contribution[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We present a case of a 76-year-old woman with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) who developed proximal muscle weakness of lower extremities and mild elevation of serum creatine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] if patients with endomysial mononuclear cell infiltrates invading non-necrotic fibers have a disease course consistent with inclusion body myositis (IBM), irrespective of other[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder

    Neurology. 1999; 53 (4):795–800. [ PubMed ][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We used ramelteon to treat two patients with secondary REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) complications along with neurodegenerative diseases including multiple system[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Neither of these parties endorse or recommend any commercial products, services, or equipment.[news-medical.net] Defining additional markers with high likelihood ratio, further studies with longitudinal assessment and testing thresholds in different target populations will improve the[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] METHODS: In iRBD patients (n   15) and matched controls (n   30) with and without OSA, we visually analyzed RSWA phasic burst durations, phasic, tonic, and "any" muscle activity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] At ROC analysis, we obtained an AUC of 0.888, denoting a good performance of the RBDSQ total score for predicting the RBD status.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] body dementia.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video. What is REM sleep behavior disorder? REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD) is a parasomnia.[patientslikeme.com] However, the serotonergic system integrity in idiopathic RBD (iRBD) is still unknown.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] behavior disorder frequently manifests years to decades prior to overt motor, cognitive, or autonomic impairments as the presenting manifestation of synucleinopathy, along with other[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis

    ., Neurology, David F. Kallmes, M.D., Radiology, Giuseppe Lanzino, M.D., Neurologic Surgery, and Alejandro A.[medprofvideos.mayoclinic.org] WCD use The commercial database provided WCD use data to evaluate patient days of wear and hours of daily use.[journals.plos.org] […] in the bile and urine. [34] Industry [ edit ] Prednisone 20 mg oral tablet The pharmaceutical industry uses prednisone tablets for the calibration of dissolution testing equipment[en.wikipedia.org] X-rays may be used to assess the lungs and lymph nodes, the organs where sarcoidosis is most commonly found.[ahajournals.org] In cardiac sarcoidosis, the clumps of cells grow in the heart muscle and interfere with heart function. How does molecular imaging help people with cardiac sarcoidosis?[snmmi.org] An additional repeat brain imaging study was performed. Dr.[nejm.org] “Patients with sarcoidosis require close management, so we work together as a team to make sure we are looking at the whole picture and treating all the involved organ systems[vcuphc-thebeat.org] Abstract Cardiac involvement by systemic sarcoidosis is well known, but occurs rarely.[pediatrics.aappublications.org] The inflammation associated with granulomas can damage virtually every part of the heart, including the electrical system, muscle, valves, arteries and surrounding tissue[nationaljewish.org] A Word From Verywell As is the case with sarcoidosis in general, sarcoidosis affecting the heart can have a whole range of manifestations, from completely benign to lethal[verywellhealth.com]

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