Neurology

Innovations

Neurologists Enhance Access to Specialty Care Through Virtual, In-Home Visits for Patients With Parkinson's Disease, Generating High Levels of Satisfaction 01/17/14

Neurologists at Johns Hopkins Medicine and the University of Rochester Medical Center who have expertise in movement disorders offer virtual house calls to patients with Parkinson's disease and...

Outpatient Center Evaluates Stable Patients Experiencing Recent Ministroke, Leading to Timely, Comprehensive Care and Lower Costs 12/24/12

Located in a hospital with a primary stroke center, the TIA Rapid Evaluation Center provides a timely, comprehensive evaluation on an outpatient basis of stable patients who have experienced a...

Protocols, 24-Hour Neurologist Access, and Ongoing Training Lead to More Patients Receiving Timely Stroke Diagnosis and Treatment 02/22/10

Mary Washington Hospital implemented a comprehensive initiative to enhance stroke care using the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines...

QualityTools

Quality Indicators in Epilepsy Treatment Tool 06/26/14

The Quality Indicators in Epilepsy Treatment Tool (QUIET) is designed to help primary care and general neurology clinics benchmark the quality of care for adults with epilepsy. This tool can be useful for assessing the degree to which clinical...

Assessing Patients in a Neurology Practice for Risk of Falls 03/04/09

This fact sheet uses evidence-based guideline recommendations to help clinicians identify neurology patients who are at greatest risk for falls. The document discusses risk factors and screening instruments and offers interventions that may...

Participant Experience Survey (Brain Injury) 12/17/07

This survey solicits feedback from program participants with brain injury about the services and supports they receive under the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services waiver program. States can use these data to calculate performance...

Diagnosing the Cause of Status Epilepticus in Children: American Academy of Neurology Guideline Summary for Patients and Their Families 11/29/07

The American Academy of Neurology guideline summary provides patients and their families with information about tests that help physicians identify the cause of status epilepticus in children.

The guideline summary is organized into the...

Diagnostic Assessment of the Child With Status Epilepticus: American Academy of Neurology Summary of Evidence-Based Guideline for Clinicians 11/29/07

This is a summary of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and Child Neurology Society’s (CNS) evidence-based guideline reviewing all available evidence on the assessment of the child with status epilepticus.

The guideline summary...

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