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Summary: For children or adolescents (aged 8 to 17 years) with a history of age with migraine occurring at least 4 days monthly, an approach of giving neither amitriptyline nor topiramate for headache prevention may be associated with the same degree of reduction in… 77 more words

Strength Of Recommendation B

Summary: For patients with acute stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA), use of aspirin as antiplatelet therapy for secondary prevention appears to be associated with the same rate of stroke, myocardial infarction, or death over the next 90 days as is the use of ticagrelor, but at potentially much lower cost. 12 more words

Strength Of Recommendation B

Summary: For patients with chronic non-cancer pain, prescription of anticonvulsants or cyclic antidepressants may be associated with a lower risk of all-cause mortality, including non-overdose mortality, than prescription of long-acting opioids. 12 more words

Strength Of Recommendation B

Answer to Neuro Question

19yo male is brought into the emergency department by EMS after getting into an altercation and getting knocked unconscious.  He unsure of how long he was out, but he came to once EMS arrived.  911 more words

Neurologic

Rockets Life Journey

Rockets Life Journey

In 2002; while living in upstate NY a young, orange cat started coming to our back door and stare inside at the 6 month old kitten that my friend had rescued 5 months earlier, the kitten had barely survived after being thrown out of a moving vehicle and landing in our yard (as they all seem to do). 3,413 more words

Brain Tumor

Neuro Question

19yo male is brought into the emergency department by EMS after getting into an altercation and getting knocked unconscious.  He unsure of how long he was out, but he came to once EMS arrived.  86 more words

Neurologic

#13 - Transient Ischemic Attacks

Epidemiology

  • Estimated to be 50-80 per 100,000, or 240,000 per year

Definition

  • Original
    • Neurologic deficits lasting for < 24 hours
      • Can still have permanent tissue injury…
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