MS manifests as neurologic signs and symptoms related to declining neuromuscular, sensory, and cognitive function, with a waxing and waning pattern of symptoms and/or continuous disease progression.
Recently updated guidelines have expanded the time window eligibility for treatment.
There is increasing evidence for the efficacy and safety of medical marijuana.
There are nine clearly defined types of muscular dystrophy, each differing in age of onset, clinical symptomology, muscle groups impacted, and associated complications.
Narcolepsy is a complex and often debilitating neurologic disease characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, uncontrollable sleep attacks, hypnagogic (drowsiness preceding sleep) and hypnopompic (semiconsciousness preceding waking) hallucinations, and sleep paralysis.
Based upon disease etiology, this inflammatory condition is classified as typical or atypical.
Drug-induced bleeding presents in many ways, including excessive bruising, nosebleeds, heavy menses, gastrointestinal bleeding, and rectal bleeding.
It is important to distinguish simple reflux from GERD in order to avoid unnecessary diagnostics and therapies.
Overutilization of PPIs has led to higher hospital-related costs and more adverse effects.
Practitioners must consider the increased potential for drug-induced liver injury in patients with preexisting liver disease.
Motion sickness is a common malady in the general population; however, the exact mechanism through which it occurs is not completely known.
Patients may need help in understanding the key differences between the many available OTC formulations.
Diabetic patients may be particularly vulnerable to developing mental health disorders because diabetes is considered one of the most psychologically and behaviorally demanding chronic medical conditions.
There are many reasons for the occurrence of cognitive impairment in patients during hospitalization, and this impairment can have a long-term impact post discharge.
A pattern of impulsiveness and mood instability characterizes this psychological condition.
Patients should be monitored for increased intracranial pressure and seizure occurrence.
Posttraumatic stress disorder is a mental health condition that is triggered by experiencing or witnessing a traumatic event involving the possibility of serious injury or death.
Differential diagnosis of a panic attack is critical to providing appropriate drug therapy.
QT-interval prolongation is estimated to occur in up to 10% of patients taking antiarrhythmic drugs with QT-prolonging potential.
New therapies prevent and reduce the duration and severity of swelling episodes.
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