Browsing: Neurology

Subdural Hematoma Secondary to Epidural Anesthesia A 31-year-old multiparous woman who is 7 days postpartum after a c-section presents to the emergency department for the second time complaining of a
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Consult Corner Neurology Brendan Eby, MD, of Washington University in St. Louis shares insight on how to best collaborate with your neurology colleagues. What is the most effective way to present a n
When The Room Is Spinning: Can't-Miss Diagnoses in the Dizzy Patient A 34-year-old previously healthy female presents with abrupt onset right-sided headache, vertigo, and vomiting associated with di
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Consult Corner Neurosurgery When you have a patient with a neurosurgical emergency, time is precious. Colin Przybylowski, MD, of the Barrow Neurological Institute offers insight on how to present an
Management of Post-tPA Intracerebral Hemorrhage On your next shift, you find yourself evaluating a 58-year-old-male with acute onset of left upper and lower extremity weakness and a facial droop that
Stroke Alert: Beyond the Non-Con A 60-year-old female presents to the ED with altered speech and decreased responsiveness that began less than one hour ago. Outside of a resolving hypoxia, all vital
The Masquerading HSV Infection Case Presentation Your next patient is a 36-year-old female with fever, body aches, and headache. She has been ill for four days with a temperature of 101 °F at home. S
A Review of Basilar Skull Fractures Case A 57-year-old intoxicated female presents after a fall from standing height. She denies any headache, vision changes, loss of consciousness, or neck pain, and
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Brain Storm: Treating Acute Stroke and its Mimics Faye T. Pedersen, MSIV, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL Mohammad M. Qureshi, MD, Resident Physician, Department of Neurolog
A Temporal Problem: Diagnosing and Treating Viral Encephalitis in the ED Case Report A 49-year-old male presents to the emergency department with two days of confusion, agitation, and speech abnormal