Spinal Puncture

Known as: spinal tapping, Spinal Taps, LP 
A procedure in which a thin needle called a spinal needle is put into the lower part of the spinal column to collect cerebrospinal fluid or to give… (More)
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2016
Highly Cited
2016
In early 2015, an outbreak of Zika virus, a flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, was identified in northeast Brazil, an… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
CONTEXT Early detection of prodromal Alzheimer disease (AD) is important because new disease-modifying therapies are most likely… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Disease-modifying treatment strategies for Alzheimer's disease have led to an urgent need for biomarkers to identify… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To define clinical and laboratory features that identify patients with neurosyphilis. METHODS Subjects (n=326) with… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND In adults with suspected meningitis clinicians routinely order computed tomography (CT) of the head before performing… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The incidence of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH) is stable, at around six cases per 100 000 patient years. Any apparent decrease… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Lumbar punctures (LP) are complex, precise procedures done to obtain cerebro-spinal fluid from a patient for diagnostic purposes… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
OBJECTIVE To explore the effect of inadequate analgesia for painful procedures (bone marrow aspiration, lumbar puncture, or both… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Causes of cognitive impairment in the elderly include dementia, delirium, toxic effects of medications, trauma, and psychiatric… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
The age and sex specific incidence rates for cerebral infarction, primary intracerebral haemorrhage and subarachnoid haemorrhage… (More)
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