Neurological problems

Browse neurology news, education and analysis by neurological problems subsections - attention deficit hyperactivity disorder(ADHD); narcolepsy; ALS, Huntington's disease, amyloid neuropathy; Alzheimer’s; epilepsy; multiple sclerosis; Parkinson's disease, parkinsonism; restless legs syndrome and headache/migraine

Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy
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Paediatric medicine - Cerebral palsy

Diagnosis and management of cerebral palsy, including recognising signs in infants...

Epilepsies in infants and children

Epilepsies in infants and children

An overview of epilepsies in infants and children, including the clinical features...

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

Gastroenteritis in children, GP cancer care and pre-eclampsia risk: journals update June 2016

The latest clinical research of interest to GPs.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Clinical review

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - Clinical review

Questions to ask if a GP suspects ADHD. By consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist...

Paediatric medicine - Tourette's syndrome

Paediatric medicine - Tourette's syndrome

This condition has a wide variation in severity. By Professor Amanda Kirby

Clinical Review - Autistic spectrum disorders

Clinical Review - Autistic spectrum disorders

By Dr Jane Morris, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, Royal Edinburgh...

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Narcolepsy

Clinical Review: Adult obstructive sleep apnoea

Clinical Review: Adult obstructive sleep apnoea

Contributed by Mr Rohit Kumar, specialist registrar in otolaryngology-head and neck...

Evidence base: Narcolepsy

Evidence base: Narcolepsy

A summary of the clinical trials, guidelines, key texts and online resources to help...

Clinical Review: Narcolepsy

Clinical Review: Narcolepsy

Contributed by Dr Paul Reading, consultant neurologist, The James Cook University...

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ALS, Huntington's disease, amyloid neuropathy

Clinical Review: Huntington's disease
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Clinical Review: Huntington's disease

Contributed by Rachel Taylor, nurse consultant, The National Hospital for Neurology...

Evidence base: Huntington's disease

Evidence base: Huntington's disease

A summary of the clinical trials, guidelines, key texts and online resources to help...

Clinical Review - Motor neurone disease

Clinical Review - Motor neurone disease

Contributed by Dr Clare Wood-Allum, lecturer in neurology and honorary registrar,...

More ALS, Huntington's disease and amyloid neuropathy articles

Alzheimer’s

Suicide risk assessment and management

Suicide risk assessment and management

The role of GPs in suicide risk assessment and management.

Facial pain - red flag symptoms

Facial pain - red flag symptoms

Red flag symptoms in facial pain and possible causes. With advice on key questions...

Red flag symptoms: Delirium

Red flag symptoms: Delirium

A carer's account is valuable when assessing the acutely confused.

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Epilepsy

Epilepsy - Clinical review
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Epilepsy - Clinical review

How to identify, assess and manage epilepsy, and differentiate it from other neurological...

Epilepsy campaign targets seizure-free control for thousands

Epilepsy campaign targets seizure-free control for thousands

Patients with epilepsy will be encouraged to ask their GP for a treatment review...

CCGs urged to fund epilepsy GPSI service to replace 'failed' QOF indicators

CCGs urged to fund epilepsy GPSI service to replace 'failed' QOF indicators

Commissioners should fund additional GPSI-run epilepsy services in the community...

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Multiple sclerosis

NICE rules out cannabis product on prescription in UK

NICE rules out cannabis product on prescription in UK

The cannabis-based drug initially approved for use on the NHS in Wales should not...

Cannabis-based MS drug made available on NHS in Wales
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Cannabis-based MS drug made available on NHS in Wales

Clinicians in Wales can now prescribe a cannabis-based medicine to treat muscle spasms...

Clinical review of multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management
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Clinical review of multiple sclerosis: diagnosis and management

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory condition affecting the CNS.

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Parkinson's disease

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

Red flag symptoms: Tremor

Symptoms of tremor may be physiological or pathological and can display varying degrees...

Studies suggest possible future treatments to reverse Parkinson's

Studies suggest possible future treatments to reverse Parkinson's

Scientists have found 'vital new evidence' towards halting the progression of Parkinson's...

Clinical Review - Parkinson's disease

Clinical Review - Parkinson's disease

Contributed by Dr Benjamin Simpson, specialist registrar in neurology and Professor...

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Restless legs syndrome

RCGP Curriculum - 15.7 Neurological Problems

RCGP Curriculum - 15.7 Neurological Problems

This section of our curriculum guide refers to statement 15.7, Neurological Problems,...

Case study: Strange pain and tingling in lower legs

Four criteria permit the diagnosis of restless leg syndrome, writes Dr Julian Spinks

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Headache & migraine

Red flag symptoms: Headaches
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Red flag symptoms: Headaches

Differentiate causes of primary and secondary headaches.

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

Red flag symptoms: Loss of consciousness

It is essential to elucidate any preceding symptoms.

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Red flag symptoms: Dizziness

Dr Suneeta Kochhar explains how to spot serious causes of dizziness.

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