Kevin, a 66-year-old previously independent retired social worker, is brought to ED with a one-month history of progressive cognitive changes and functional decline. His wife describes him as becoming unusually short-tempered, combative and agitated.
26 February 2019
Most clinicians are familiar with the features of a post-lumbar puncture headache, with its hallmark severe, global head and neck pain, which is relieved by lying flat.
18 February 2019
Sebastian, a 28-year-old chemistry PhD student, presents with a two-month history of insomnia. Sebastian is in the process of final data analysis and writing up his thesis.
14 February 2019
Dementia, a syndromal diagnosis, has multiple and varied risk factors and pathologies. Therefore, the most promising current strategy for dementia risk reduction is to target known risk factors.
31 January 2019
Hugh is a 44-year-old unemployed man with a childhood history of absence (petit mal) seizures. He presents with a few months of bizarre olfactory, visual and auditory hallucinations.
18 January 2019
Deciding when to order brain imaging in general practice should, in theory, be relatively straightforward: most current guidelines rely on the identification of âred flagsâ, that are aimed at providing clarity.1,2
14 January 2019
Wernickeâs encephalopathy is an underrecognised and undertreated acute neurological condition.
10 December 2018
Physical inactivity is the fourth leading risk factor for global mortality according to the WHO.