Monthly Archives: April 2011

Alzheimer’s Diagnostic Guidelines Updated

For the first time since 1984, clinical diagnostic criteria for Alzheimer’s disease dementia have been revised, and research guidelines for earlier stages of the disease have been characterized to reflect a deeper understanding of the disorder. The National Institute on … Continue reading

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Can An Online Educational Activity Change Clinical Practice?

A recent article published in the journal CE Measure: The Journal of Outcomes Measurement in Continuing Healthcare Education describes a study to measure the effectiveness of a CME TV broadcast/webcast in addressing gaps in knowledge and clinical competence about sleep-wake … Continue reading

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“Trigger Site” Plastic Surgery Reduces or Eliminates Migraine Headaches

A recent publication in the February issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery discussed a new surgical technique to “deactivate” migraine headaches through “surgical deactivation” of “trigger sites” in the muscles or nerves that produce pain. Developed by ASPS Member Bahman … Continue reading

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