Emily K. Acton

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OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence and utilization of inpatient psychiatric consultation (IPC) for patients newly-diagnosed with psychogenic non-epileptic seizures (PNESs). METHODS One hundred seventy-three epilepsy centers certified by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers were surveyed with the question, "Does your epilepsy center routinely(More)
The purpose of this case-matched study was to determine how frequently fibromyalgia is associated with different paroxysmal neurological disorders and explore the utility of fibromyalgia as a predictor for the diagnosis of psychogenic non-epileptic seizures. The billing diagnosis codes of 1,730 new, non-selected patient encounters were reviewed over a(More)
To examine the feasibility of implementing clinician-supported inpatient self-managed insulin to aid in the planning of a randomized clinical trial. We conducted a proof-of-concept interventional study of inpatients with diabetes mellitus who had hospital orders for basal-bolus or sliding scale insulin. Patients meeting inclusion criteria were offered the(More)
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