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The Impact of Sustained Engagement on Cognitive Function in Older Adults
In the research reported here, we tested the hypothesis that sustained engagement in learning new skills that activated working memory, episodic memory, and reasoning over a period of 3 months wouldExpand
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Pearls & Oy-sters: Spontaneous intracranial hypotension and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
A 65-year-old woman with no significant medical history was brought to the emergency room after experiencing 2 weeks of band-like occipital headaches and 2 days of progressive mental status changes.Expand
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Cognitive Profiles of Elder Adult Protective Services Clients Living in Squalor
The purpose of this study was to determine whether squalor-dwelling Adult Protective Services (APS) clients were more cognitively impaired than non–squalor-dwelling APS clients referred forExpand
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Cerebral fat embolism syndrome in sickle cell disease without evidence of shunt
Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is a known complication of sickle cell disease (SCD) that occurs secondary to vaso-occlusive crises, bone marrow infarction, and the subsequent release of fat globulesExpand
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Oy-sters : Spontaneous intracranial hypotension and posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome
CASE REPORT A 65-year-old woman with no significant medical history was brought to the emergency room after experiencing 2 weeks of band-like occipital headaches and 2 days of progressive mentalExpand
Global & Community Health: Neurologic care for Latinos in South Philadelphia
On the first Wednesday of each month, 2 neurology residents and an attending from the University of Pennsylvania see patients who lack insurance at Puentes de Salud (Bridges of Health), a nonprofitExpand
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Clinical Reasoning: A young woman with symmetric weakness and behavioral disturbance
A 19-year-old woman presented with altered mental status and progressive quadriparesis. One week prior to admission, she experienced headaches and behavior changes, including social withdrawal and aExpand