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Anticonvulsant Medications for Status Epilepticus

Status epilepticus is a medical emergency with significant morbidity and mortality and, in circumstances where benzodiazepines alone have failed to terminate seizures, has traditionally been treated with anticonvulsants such as phenytoin or phenobarbitone. Other intravenously administered antiepileptics have also been … Continue reading

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Mechanical Thrombectomy for Ischaemic Stroke

  Introduction Stroke is the most common cause of disability in Western Countries, and its lifetime risk is 1 in 6 for men and 1 in 5 for women. While managing acute stroke patients in hyperacute stroke units overall has … Continue reading

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Primer on Statistics for Non-Statisticians

Many of the journals discussed assume a knowledge of statistics. In fact, it is often the statistics that are the crucial issue in a critical review of a research study. And paradoxically it seems that the further we move from the more … Continue reading

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