632 Results for Risk Assessment

  1. In the Clinic-Stroke Prevention: Who Would Benefit Most from Taking Pioglitazone to Prevent Stroke? A Model for Assessing Risk for Potential Benefits and Harms

    ... a model for assessing the potential risks and benefits of the treatment.Patients at the highest risk for recurrent ischemic stroke or myocardial infarction (MI) seem to derive a greater benefit from pioglitazone, a...

    • Owens, Sarah
    • Neurology Today
    • November 02, 2017
  2. FDA: Mandate to Assess Suicide Risk in Drug Trials

    ... investigators agreed that the FDA's proactive stance is proper, and that suicide risk should be assessed in treatment trials involving people who may be depressed, psychotic, or have some other affective disorder....

    • Stump, Elizabeth
    • Neurology Today
    • March 20, 2008
  3. NEW STROKE DATA: FATALITY, CASE MANAGEMENT, AND RISK ASSESSMENT

    ...CHICAGO — Are stroke fatality statistics a valid measure for assessing the quality of hospital care? Can an aggressive interventional approach prevent recurrence of strokes and other cerebrovascular diseases? New

    • Stevens, Lise
    • Neurology Today
    • January 01, 2002
  4. In the Clinic – REM Sleep Behavior Disorder: Risk Factors Identified for REM Sleep Behavior Disorder and Prodromal Parkinson's Disease

    ... clinics at three centers in England, 296 healthy controls, and 119 untreated PD patients. Putative risk measures were assessed as predictors of prodromal neurodegeneration using Movement Disorders Society (MDS) criteria

    • Moran, Mark
    • Neurology Today
    • September 07, 2017
  5. Increased Risk of Pseudotumor Cerebri Syndrome Reportedly Associated with Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics

    ... followed by tinnitus and double vision should be assessed for PTCS.[Fluoroquinolones, which include commonly prescribed drugs such as ciprofloxacin and levofloxacin, have been associated with increased risk of...

    • Moran, Mark
    • Neurology Today
    • August 17, 2017
  6. Dietary Factors Are Associated with Mortality from Stroke and Other Cardiometabolic Diseases

    ... and diabetes deaths per day, or 500, it remains among the leading causes of preventable suffering and health care spending.”STUDY DESIGNIn the study, Dr. Micha and colleagues used a comparative risk assessment model

    • Moran, Mark
    • Neurology Today
    • April 20, 2017