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Criteria for the diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration
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Clinical CBD phenotypes and features were combined to create 2 sets of criteria: more specific clinical research criteria for probable CBD and broader criteria for possible CBD that are more inclusive but have a higher chance to detect other tau-based pathologies. Expand
Measuring mild cognitive impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease
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Among the 3 screening tests examined, none of the instruments provided good combined sensitivity and specificity for PD‐MCI, and Recommendations for methods of operationalizing decline from premorbid levels constitute an unmet need. Expand
Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment
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In patients with MCI, exercise training (6 months) is likely to improve cognitive measures and cognitive training may improve cognitive Measures, and no high-quality evidence exists to support pharmacologic treatments for MCI. Expand
Practice guideline update summary: Botulinum neurotoxin for the treatment of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, adult spasticity, and headache
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The 2008 AAN guidelines regarding botulinum neurotoxin for blepharospasm, cervical dystonia, headache, and adult spasticity are updated and onaBoNT-A is established as ineffective and should not be offered for episodic migraine and is probably ineffective for chronic tension-type headaches. Expand
Diagnosis and Treatment of Parkinson Disease: A Review.
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Patients experiencing complications, such as worsening symptoms and functional impairment when a medication dose wears off ("off periods"), medication-resistant tremor, and dyskinesias, benefit from advanced treatments such as therapy with levodopa-carbidopa enteral suspension or deep brain stimulation. Expand
Practice guideline update recommendations summary: Disorders of consciousness
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Clinicians should identify and treat confounding conditions, optimize arousal, and perform serial standardized assessments to improve diagnostic accuracy in adults and children with prolonged disorders of consciousness (DoC). Expand
Practice Guideline Update Recommendations Summary: Disorders of Consciousness: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of
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Clinicians should identify and treat confounding conditions, optimize arousal, and perform serial standardized assessments to improve diagnostic accuracy in adults and children with prolonged disorders of consciousness (DoC). Expand
Clinical features of dopamine agonist withdrawal syndrome in a movement disorders clinic
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Critical features of the syndrome are the strong link with impulse control disorders, possibly the independence of DA dosage and type, and the resistance to treatment, including levodopa. Expand
Impact of patient involvement on clinical practice guideline development: a parallel group study
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Evidence of how PPI impacts guideline development underscores the importance of engaging patient stakeholders in guideline development and highlights developer- and guideline-specific outcomes of PPI, both of which have implications for guideline implementation. Expand
Diagnosis and Treatment of Corticobasal Degeneration
  • M. Armstrong
  • Medicine
  • Current Treatment Options in Neurology
  • 28 January 2014
TLDR
As with other relentlessly progressive neurodegenerative diseases, it is critical to provide family and caregiver support and to assess for when palliative care services will serve the patient best. Expand
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