Tag Archives: PATIENTS

Emerging role of prodromal headache in patients with anti-N-methyl-Da | JPR – Dove Medical Press

Congcong Ma, Chengze Wang, Qiaoman Zhang, Yajun Lian Department of Neurology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, Henan Province, China Background: Anti-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) encephalitis patients often present with psychiatric symptoms, cognitive dysfunction, epilepsy and memory deficits. A previous study has suggested that headache can occurr during the early stages of anti-NMDAR encephalitis.… Read More »

The New Old Age: Hospitals Stopped Readmitting So Many Medicare Patients. Did That Cost Lives?

ImageCreditCraig Frazier It was a well-intended policy. Almost all parties agree on that much. A decade ago, when Medicare beneficiaries were discharged from hospitals, one in five returned within a month. Older people faced the risks of hospitalization all over again: infections, deconditioning, delirium, subsequent nursing home stays. And preventable readmissions were costing Medicare a… Read More »