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DI Referral Guidelines - Central Nervous system

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Guideline

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Canadian Association of Radiologists

Want an overview of diagnostic imaging that is most useful for patients presenting with central nervous system related symptoms?

 

The Canadian Association of Radiologists supports your decision making by summarizing investigations indicated for the central nervous system.

Tags: Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology

DI Referral Guidelines - Spine

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Guideline

Source:

Canadian Association of Radiologists

Need a quick reference guide to the investigations and imaging you could consider in patients with possible spine related concerns, such as low back pain?

 

The Canadian Association of Radiologists supports your decision making by summarizing investigations indicated for these conditions.

Tags: Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology

Headache - Four Things Physicians and Patients Should Question

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Resource

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Choosing Wisely Canada

Want to know 4 things physicians should question when it comes to headaches?

 

Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) summarizes key points regarding headaches to consider the next time you are assessing and managing your patient’s headaches.

Tags: Neurology

Management of Epilepsy in Adults and Children

Type:

Guideline

Source:

Epilepsy Implementation Task Force

Do you need to review an Ontario based guideline for epilepsy in adults and children?

 

The Critical Care Services Ontario (CCSO) created Provincial Guidelines for the Management of Epilepsy in Adults and Children to support clinical care within the context of an Ontario healthcare setting. Access this tool when you need a refresher on the Ontario guidelines.

Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics

Diagnosing and Managing Pediatric Concussion

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Resource

Source:

PedsConcussion

Searching for resources around paediatric concussion care?

 

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) created this guideline around care for paediatric concussions and continues to update it as new evidence becomes available. Consider this as your “go-to” resource for management of paediatric patients with concussion.

Tags: Neurology, Pediatrics

#274 Making your head spin: Betahistine for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

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PEER Tools for Practice

Source:

PEER Tools for Practice

Should you still use betahistine for management of vertigo?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice summarizes the evidence of betahistine in the management of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Refer back to this information when prescribing betahistine for vertigo.

Tags: Neurology

#275 A good sleep would be dop(aminergic) doc! Pramipexole in restless legs syndrome

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PEER Tools for Practice

Source:

PEER Tools for Practice

Should you continue using pramipexole (Mirapex®) for restless leg syndrome?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice summarizes the latest evidence on pramipexole (Mirapex®) for restless leg syndrome. Refer to this article when prescribing at pramipexole for restless legs.

Tags: Neurology, Sleep Disorders

#291 Early dual antiplatelet therapy after minor stroke: Does it take two to tango?

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PEER Tools for Practice

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PEER Tools for Practice

Should you reconsider using dual anti-platelet therapy over single therapy for management of a Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)?

 

Use this PEER Tool for Practice to help you determine if you need to reconsider dual anti-platelet therapy for management of a TIA. Consider reading this article when you have patients on dual antiplatelet therapy for a TIA.

Tags: Neurology

#296 Frequent migraines are a headache: Can biologics help?

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PEER Tools for Practice

Source:

PEER Tools for Practice

Have you seen Calcitonin Gene Related Peptide (CGRP) inhibitors being prescribed for migraine prophylaxis?

 

This PEER Tool for Practice summarizes the evidence for biologics for treatment of episodic/chronic migraines. Read this article to support your practice around managing patients with chronic migraines.

Tags: Neurology