By Carrie E. Robertson MD, David F. Black MD, Jerry W. Swanson MD (auth.), Karen L. Roos (eds.)

The most typical difficulties for which sufferers current to the Emergency division are neurological issues, together with stroke, syncope, again ache and headache. The etiology of the patient's indicators might be life-threatening, that's, while headache is because of subarachnoid hemorrhage or meningitis, or life-altering, that's, whilst again soreness or weak point is because of spinal wire compression, if now not clinically determined and taken care of urgently. this can be a finished textbook of the problems which are neurological emergencies, together with their differential analysis, analysis and therapy. Designed for any practitioner who makes time-sensitive judgements, Emergency Neurology is an fundamental, one-stop source to assist your medical decision-making.

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In other retrospective and observational cohort studies, the risk has been even less [130]. Ultimately, there is not enough data on sumatriptan use in human fetuses to detect minor anomalies. Furthermore, some of the existing studies lack the long-term follow-up needed to detect late adverse effects. As there is insufficient data to rule out risk to the fetus, all triptans including sumatriptan remain FDA pregnancy class C. Corticosteroids have been shown to increase major malformations when used in the first trimester.

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