Neurologic Disease

Neurologic Disease and Pregnancy

As a consequence of the immense growth in therapeutic options for neurologic disorders over the past decade, when a woman […]

Complications of Carotid Endarterectomy

Complications of Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in the Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU)

In patients with confirmed high-grade (70-99%) stenosis of the internal carotid artery, surgical carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is highly beneficial and […]

Clinical Depression

Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) or Clinical Depression

What is major depressive disorder (MDD) or clinical depression? Major depressive disorder (MDD) or clinical depression is the leading cause […]

Postpartum Depression

Postpartum Depression

How common is depression in the postpartum period? As much as 85 percent of new mothers experience the “baby blues,” […]

Childhood Depression

Childhood Depression

Children have times when they feel “blue” or sad. Emotional fluctuations are normal, but if those feelings and behaviors last […]

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a clinical symptom complex caused by the build-up of cerebrospinal fluid. This condition is characterized […]

Pulmonary Embolism

Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

Medicolegal Concerns Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a common clinical problem that is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. In the […]

Erb’s Palsy Lawsuits

Erb’s Palsy Lawsuits

To understand the clinical presentation of brachial plexus palsy (BPP) and provide anticipatory guidance for families affected by the condition, […]