Medicine · Neurology

Risk factors for medical complications of acute hemorrhagic stroke

ABSTRACT Objective: To assess the risk factors leading to medical complications of hemorrhagic stroke. Methods: We conducted an observational study in neurology, emergency and general medicine wards at a tertiary care teaching hospital in Kadapa. We recruited hemorrhagic stroke patients, and excluded the patients have evidence of trauma or brain tumor as the cause of hemorrhage. We observed the… Continue reading Risk factors for medical complications of acute hemorrhagic stroke

Neurology · Pharmacology

Guidelines for Withdrawal of Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Seizure-Free Patients

ABSTRACT The ultimate goal of epilepsy treatment is to become seizure free and live a healthy life without the need to take antiepileptic drugs may cause several tricky and sometimes serious side-effects. There is no class I evidence that is based on randomized doubleblind trials for withdrawal of antiepileptics in adults who become seizure-free while taking such drugs. Whether… Continue reading Guidelines for Withdrawal of Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Seizure-Free Patients