Patricia H. McNamara

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The association between exposure to head injury and increased risk of neurodegenerative disease, specifically chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), is widely recognized. Historically, this was largely considered a phenomenon restricted to boxers, with more recent case series identifying further 'high risk' individuals, such as former American footballers,(More)
Aim. To evaluate the utility of a seizure care pathway for seizure presentations to the emergency department (ED) in order to safely avoid unnecessary admission and to provide early diagnostic and therapeutic guidance and minimize length of stay in those admitted. Methods. 3 studies were conducted, 2 baseline audits and a 12-month intervention study and(More)
1. Introduction This report describes a constellation of unusual conditions associated with oral morphea in a young man. The patient had oral linear morphea later associated with an underlying odontogenic carcinoma. The tumour was successfully resected. A year later, following loss of consciousness, a CT brain showed calcification in the left(More)
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