Medical News

FDA Approval of PFO Occlusion Device to Prevent Recurrent Stroke

The Amplatzer device received approval, but cautious use is advised.

Guideline Watch

Dementia Prevention, Intervention, and Care

Assessing risk factors for dementia starts in early life, and caring for patients with dementia requires a timely diagnosis and a multidisciplinary approach.

New Guidelines for Evaluation and Treatment of Unruptured Aneurysms

An update from 2000 includes evidence on coiling versus clipping.

Updated Guidelines for Treating Spontaneous Intracerebral Hemorrhage

These AHA/ASA guidelines emphasize the importance of early, aggressive treatment in saving lives when ICH occurs.

In Practice

Curing the Culture — A Gentle Nudge Free

Blogger Harrison Reed offers some simple rules to make the health care workplace better for all.