Paul Lee, Author at Clinical Pain Advisor

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Demyelinating Disease

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has demyelinating disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Demyelinating diseases are a class of related disorders in which the immune system, both B- and T-cells, inappropriately targets myelinated neurons and resulting in damage to the myelin sheath around neurons, injury…

Schilder's disease

OVERVIEW: What every practioner needs to know. Are you sure your patient has Schilder's disease? What are the typical findings for this disease? Hemiparesis Cognitive deterioration/aphasia Hemisensory loss Seizures Headaches A note regarding Schilder's disease nomenclature There are two diseases described by Paul Schilder that bear his name and are published as “Schilder’s disease.” The…

Optic neuritis

book005Clinical Decision Support: Pediatrics – 2nd EditionLeePaulDecision Support in MedicineCopyright #x00A9; 2017, 2013 Decision Support in Medicine, LLC. All rights reserved.2017, 2013Decision Support in Medicine, LLC.Optic neuritisOVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has optic neuritis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Optic neuritis is an acute inflammation…

Optic neuritis

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has optic neuritis? What are the typical findings for this disease? Optic neuritis is an acute inflammation of the optic nerve often due to demyelination or direct infection of a nerve with an accompanying inflammatory immune response. The primary symptoms a patient will…