Neurology Information Center
An expert subcommittee was formed consisting of members of the AAN and AES to update the 2004 evidence-based guidelines on epilepsy treatment with AEDs.
The majority of patients with cancer who are being treated with World Health Organization Step III opioids were found to experience poor sleep quality, often due to pain.
Increased suicide risk with one, two, and three or more medical contacts for traumatic brain injury.
Although the beneficial effects of drinking coffee include increased mental alertness, stamina, muscle recovery, and wakefulness, unwanted effects can include restlessness, palpitations, hypertension, insomnia, tremors, and increased urine output.
Therapeutics to cool the brain may someday be a safer alternative to hypnotics.
In patients with paradoxical insomnia, also called sleep state misperception, there is a significant discrepancy between objective sleep quality and subjective perception of sleep.
DBS has been known to generate other movement-related disorders such as dyskinesias, blepharospasm, and hypokinesia.
Poor control of asthma and obstructive sleep apnea can feed off one another, according to Michelle Zeidler, MD, pulmonologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, and director of the UCLA Sleep Fellowship Program.
After consulting a neurologist, the nurse practitioner determined a diagnosis of REM sleep behavior disorder.
A man, aged 56, presented with complaints about episodes of vertigo and disabling headaches.
If a patient is truly bradykinetic, their blink rate will be decreased.
Referring to infants as "addicted" to opiates is clinically incorrect and creates stigma surrounding treatment.
A simple technique gets patients with Parkinson disease and dementia to ambulate.