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PPI use associated with risk of stroke, myocardial infarction

PPI use associated with risk of stroke, myocardial infarction

Use of PPIs was associated with increased risks of first -time ischemic stroke and MI, particularly among long -term users and at high doses.

Mid-adulthood hypertension linked to dementia risk in women

Among women, but not men, mid-adulthood hypertension correlated with a 65% increased dementia risk.

Most adolescents with ADHD have indifferent attitudes toward medication

A majority of study participants also reported that they frequently skip doses of ADHD medication.

Opinion

When patients need services that don't exist

It can be difficult to care for complex patients when they need services that do not exist.

Sleep disturbances after traumatic brain injury

A traumatic brain injury can change physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning, which can include changes in the patient's sleeping patterns.

Managing headaches in patients with sleep disorders

Some well-known sleep disorders are associated with headaches, including sleep apnea and parasomnias.

Clinical Feature

Case Study: Headache, neck stiffness, and fever

Case Study: Headache, neck stiffness, and fever

A 55-year-old man with a history of hypertension and migraines is sent by his primary care provider to the emergency department for a spinal tap to rule out meningitis.

Case Study: A subdural hematoma after a fall

Case Study: A subdural hematoma after a fall

A 65-year-old Hispanic man presents to the emergency department via EMS after an unwitnessed fall from a presumed standing height.

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