Note:  Some of these resources may only be accessible within an authenticated CCHS IP range.

Bell’s Palsy

Practice Guidelines

Practice Parameter: Steroids, acyclovir, & surgery for Bell’s palsy – American Academy of Neurology, February 2001

PubMed Searches

General review articles

Diagnosis

Treatment/Management

Review Articles

Bell’s Palsy: Clinical Practice – NEJM

Bell’s Palsy: Diagnosis & Management – Am Fam Physician

Bell’s Palsy: Recent Developments – BMJ

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Practice Guidelines

Practice Parameter: Electrodiagnostic studies in carpal tunnel syndrome – American Academy of Neurology, June 2002

PubMed Searches

General review articles

Diagnosis

Treatment/Management

Review Articles

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as an Occupational Disease – J Am Board Fam Pract

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Clinical Practice – NEJM

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Management – Am Fam Physician

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Nonsurgical Management – Ann Fam Med

Joint Injection of the Wrist & Hand Region – Am Fam Physician

Dementia

Practice Guidelines

Detection, diagnosis, & management of dementia – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Practice Parameter: Diagnosis of dementia – American Academy of Neurology, May 2001 (reaffirmed February 2004)

Practice Parameter: Management of dementia – American Academy of Neurology, May 2001 (reaffirmed October 2003)

Practice Parameter: Early detection of dementia: Mild Cognitive Impairment – American Academy of Neurology, May 2001 (reaffirmed October 2003)

Treatment of Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease & other Dementias – American Psychiatric Association, July 2007

PubMed Searches

Alzheimer Disease – General review articles

Alzheimer Disease – Diagnosis

Alzheimer Disease – Treatment/Management

Vascular Dementia – General review articles

Vascular Dementia – Diagnosis

Vascular Dementia – Treatment/Management

Review Articles

Alzheimer’s Disease – Lancet (via PubMed link)

Alzheimer’s Disease: Pharmacologic Management – Am J Med

Cognitive Impairment – Med Clinics N. A.

Dementia & cerebrovascular disease – Mayo Clin Proc (via PubMed)

Dementia with Lewy Bodies: An Emerging Disease – Am Fam Phys

Vascular dementia: Use of antidementia agents – Mayo Clin Proc (via PubMed link)

Epilepsy

Practice Guidelines

Management issues for women with epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Treatments for refractory epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Practice Advisory: The use of felbamate in the treatment of patients with intractable epilepsy– American Academy of Neurology & American Epilepsy Society, May 1999 (reaffirmed October 2006)

Practice Parameter: Management issues for women with epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology, October 1998 (update in progress)

Efficacy & tolerability of the new antiepileptic drugs I: Treatment of new onset epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology & American Epilepsy Society, April 2004

Efficacy & tolerability of the new antiepileptic drugs II: Treatment of refractory epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology & American Epilepsy Society, April 2004

Assessment of digital EEG, quantitative EEG, & EEG brain mapping – American Academy of Neurology & American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, July 1997 (reaffirmed October 2003)

Practice Parameter: Temporal lobe & localized neocortical resection for epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, & American Association of Neurological Surgeons, March 2003 (reaffirmed October 2005)

Reassessment: Vagus nerve stimulation for epilepsy – American Academy of Neurology, September 1999 (reaffirmed October 2003)

PubMed Searches

Epilepsy/Seizures in Adults – General review articles

Epilepsy/Seizures in Infants/Children/Adolescents – General review articles

Epilepsy/Seizures, All Ages – General review articles

Epilepsy/Seizures in Adults – Diagnosis

Epilepsy/Seizures in Infants/Children/Adolescents – Diagnosis

Epilepsy/Seizures, All Ages – Diagnosis

Epilepsy/Seizures in Adults – Treatment/Management

Epilepsy/Seizures in Infants/Children/Adolescents – Tx/Mgmt

Epilepsy/Seizures, All Ages – Treatment/Management

Review Articles

Adult Epilepsy – Lancet (via PubMed link)

Choosing an antiepileptic drug for older patients – Geriatrics (via PubMed link)

Diagnosing epilepsy in older adults – Geriatrics (via PubMed link)

Drug- & toxin-associated seizures – Med Clinics N. A.

Elders with Epilepsy – Med Clinics N. A.

Epilepsy in children – Lancet (via PubMed link)

Epilepsy in elderly people – BMJ

Evaluation of a First Seizure – Am Fam Physician

Management of a first seizure in adults & children – BMJ

Optimizing treatment of epilepsy during pregnancy – Neurology

Psychogenic Nonepileptic Seizures – Am Fam Physician

Seizures in children – Pediatric Clinics N. A.

Headache

Practice Guidelines

Diagnosis & treatment of headache – Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement, January 2007

Neuroimaging in Patients with Nonacute Headache – American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Family Physicians, + many others

PubMed Searches

Headache – General review articles

Headache – Diagnosis

Headache – Treatment/Management

Review Articles

Classification of primary headaches – Neurology

Headache – Med Clinics N. A.

Headache case studies for primary care physician – Med Clin N. A.

The patient with daily headaches – Am Fam Physician

Sinus headache: A consensus on diagnosis & treatment – Mayo Clin Proc (via PubMed link)

Why headache treatment fails – Neurology

Migraine

Practice Guidelines

Migraine Headache – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Practice Parameter: Evidence-based guidelines for migraine headache – American Academy of Neurology, September 2000

Evidence-based guidelines for migraine headache: Behavioral & Physical Treatments – American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Family Physicians, + many others

Pharmacological Management for Prevention of Migraine – American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Family Physicians, + many others

Pharmacological Management of Acute Attacks – American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Family Physicians, + many others

Pharmacologic Management of Acute Attacks of Migraine & Prevention of Migraine Headache – American Academy of Family Physicians & American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine, November 2002

PubMed Searches

Migraine – General review articles

Migraine – Diagnosis

Migraine – Treatment/Management

Review Articles

Diagnosis & Mgmt of Migraine in Family Practice – J Fam Pract (via PubMed link)

Does this patient with headache have a migraine or need neuroimaging? – JAMA

Evaluating Safety & Tolerability of Acute Tx for Migraine – Am J Med

Evaluating the Triptans – Am J Med

Identifying Migraine in Primary Care Settings – Am J Med

The Influence of Estrogen on Migraine – JAMA

Initiating & Optimizing Acute Therapy for Migraine – Am J Med

Medications for Migraine Prophylaxis – Am Fam Physician

Migraine – Lancet (via PubMed link)

Optimizing Management of Menstrual Migraine – J Fam Pract (via PubMed link)

Prevention of migraine in women throughout the life span – Mayo Clinic Proc (via PubMed link)

Recent Advances in Diagnosis & Mgmt of Migraine – BMJ

Multiple Sclerosis

Practice Guidelines

The Utility of MRI in Suspected MS – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

The Utility of MRI in Suspected MS (full guideline) – American Academy of Neurology, September 2003 (reaffirmed October 2005)

Disease modifying therapies in multiple sclerosis – American Academy of Neurology, February 2002 (reaffirmed October 2003)

Immunization & MS – Multiple Sclerosis Council, American Academy of Neurology, December 2002

Review Articles

Clinical features of children & adolescents with multiple sclerosis – Neurology

Diagnosis & Mgmt of Multiple Sclerosis – Am Fam Physician

Diagnosis & treatment of multiple sclerosis – BMJ

Multiple Sclerosis – The Plaque & its Pathogenesis – NEJM

Natalizumab for Multiple Sclerosis – NEJM

Optic Neuritis: Clinical Practice – NEJM

Strategies for managing side effects of treatments for MS – Neurology

Therapeutic considerations for disease progression in MS– Archives of Neurology

Treatment of pediatric multiple sclerosis & variants – Neurology

Parkinson Disease

Practice Guidelines

AAN Summary of Evidence-based Guidelines – summary of multiple guidelines by American Academy of Neurology

Evaluation & Treatment of Depression, Psychosis, & Dementia in Parkinson Disease – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Medical & Surgical Treatment of Parkinson Disease with Motor Fluctuations & Dyskinesia – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Practice Parameter: Diagnosis & prognosis of new onset Parkinson disease – American Academy of Neurology, April 2006

Practice Parameter: Initiation of treatment for Parkinson’s disease – American Academy of Neurology, January 2002 (reaffirmed October 2005)

Practice Parameter: Treatment of Parkinson disease with motor fluctuations & dyskinesia – American Academy of Neurology, April 2006

Practice Parameter: Neuroprotective strategies & alternative therapies for Parkinson disease– American Academy of Neurology, April 2006

Practice Parameter: Evaluation & treatment of depression, psychosis, & dementia in Parkinson disease – American Academy of Neurology, April 2006

Review Articles

Current Pharmacotherapeutic Options in Parkinson’s Disease – Disease-a-Month

Neuropsychiatric complications in Parkinson’s disease – CMAJ

Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis & Treatment – Am Fam Physician

Treatment Options in the Modern Mgmt of Parkinson Disease – Archives of Neurology

Postherpetic Neuralgia

Practice Guidelines

Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Practice Parameter: Treatment of postherpetic neuralgia – American Academy of Neurology, September 2004

Review Articles

Herpes zoster & postherpetic neuralgia: Dx & Tx considerations – Alternative Medicine Rev

Herpes zoster & postherpetic neuralgia in older adults – Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Herpes Zoster & Postherpetic Neuralgia: Prevention & Mgmt – Am Fam Physician

Management of herpes zoster & postherpetic neuralgia – J Am Acad Dermatol

Management strategies for herpes zoster & postherpetic neuralgia – J Am Osteopath Assoc

Stroke

Practice Guidelines

Anticoagulants & antiplatelet agents in acute ischemic stroke – American Academy of Neurology & American Stroke Association, July 2002

Antithrombotic & Thrombolytic Therapy for Ischemic Stroke – American College of Chest Physicians Guidelines, Antithrombotic & Thrombolytic Therapy (8th Edition), June 2008

Guidelines for the Early Management of Adults with Ischemic Stroke – American Heart Association & American Stroke Association, May 2007

Guidelines for Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Ischemic Stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack – American Heart Association & American Stroke Association, March 2006

Review Articles

Acute Ischemic Stroke: Clinical Practice – NEJM

Carotid Endarterectomy – An evidence-based review – Neurology

Is This Patient Having a Stroke? – JAMA

Preventing Recurrent Ischemic Stroke – J Fam Pract (via PubMed)

Recurrent Ischemic Stroke: Prevention – Am Fam Physician

Rehabilitation after Stroke: Clinical Practice – NEJM

Stroke: Long-term Therapy for Prevention – J Am Board Fam Pract

Tremor

Practice Guidelines

Practice Parameter: Therapies for Essential Tremor – American Academy of Neurology, June 2005

Therapies for Essential Tremor – American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary

Review Articles

Drug-induced Tremors – Lancet Neurology

Essential Tremor – Clinics in Geriatric Medicine

Essential Tremor – Lancet Neurology

Essential Tremor – common movement disorder in older people – Age and Aging

Essential Tremor: Differential diagnosis & current therapy – Am J Med

Tremor – Am Fam Physician

Miscellaneous Review Articles

Neuropathic pain: a practical guide for the clinician – CMAJ