Jonathan H Woodcock

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SUMMARY High dose barbiturates were used to treat intracranial hypertension in 15 patients with non-traumatic brain lesions; (3 hypertensive hemorrhage, 4 subarachnoid hemorrhage, 5 infarction, 2 global anoxia-ischemia and 1 encephalitis). All had persistently raised intracranial pressure (ICP) while being treated with aggressive conventional therapy. The(More)
BACKGROUND Ilio-inguinal nerve block is commonly used in children to provide analgesia after surgery in the groin. Several case reports and clinical studies have described leg weakness after this technique and suggest that it may caused by inadvertent femoral nerve block. No prospective studies describing the incidence of this complication have been(More)
Disordered impulse control (or pathologic impulsivity) is a common feature of many neurologic and psychiatric illnesses. Diagnosis is founded on comprehensive neuropsychiatric evaluation. Behavioral dyscontrol often represents pathology at multiple levels of nervous system function and requires an appropriately comprehensive treatment program. Evaluation(More)
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