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Twitter Digest for August 13, 2018

Spotlight on Neuropathic pain: treatment

Treatment of neuropathic pain is an ongoing challenge for clinicians. In this article, Dr. Yi Pan of St. Louis University and Dr. Florian Thomas of Seton Hall-Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and Hackensack University Medical Center summarize pharmacological management based on published clinical trials. Not all medications mentioned in this article have been investigated in placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized trials. The aim of this article is to provide a variety of updated information so clinicians can choose an optimal treatment for an individual patient.

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Twitter Digest for August 10, 2018

Twitter Digest for August 9, 2018

Spotlight on Nystagmus

Nystagmus is the term used to describe rhythmic involuntary oscillations of the eyes. This examination finding is commonly encountered in clinical practice. To the untrained eye, it may be difficult to distinguish among the types of nystagmus.

In this article, Dr. Joome Suh and Dr. Sashank Prasad of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts provide an overview of various forms of physiologic and pathologic nystagmus, their differentiating characteristics, and associated findings. The authors discuss the common pathologies associated with each type of nystagmus and strategies for work-up. And finally, they discuss available therapeutics for specific types of nystagmus.

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Twitter Digest for August 8, 2018