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Medical Cannabis.

Mayo Clin Proc 2018 12;93(12):1842-1847

Division of General Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.

Medicolegal realities surrounding "medical marijuana" or "medical cannabis" are rapidly evolving in the United States. Clinicians are increasingly being asked by patients to share information about or certify them for medical cannabis. In order to engage in informed discussions with patients or be comfortable certifying them in states with medical cannabis laws, clinicians may benefit from an understanding of the current state of medical knowledge about medical cannabis. Read More

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December 2018

The Global Spine Care Initiative: World Spine Care executive summary on reducing spine-related disability in low- and middle-income communities.

Eur Spine J 2018 09 27;27(Suppl 6):776-785. Epub 2018 Aug 27.

Department of Orthopedic Surgery (retired), New York University, Piermont, NY, USA.

Purpose: Spinal disorders, including back and neck pain, are major causes of disability, economic hardship, and morbidity, especially in underserved communities and low- and middle-income countries. Currently, there is no model of care to address this issue. This paper provides an overview of the papers from the Global Spine Care Initiative (GSCI), which was convened to develop an evidence-based, practical, and sustainable, spinal healthcare model for communities around the world with various levels of resources. Read More

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September 2018

Overview of Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias: Nosologic Evolution, Diagnosis, and Management.

Ann Indian Acad Neurol 2018 Apr;21(Suppl 1):S39-S44

Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London, United Kingdom.

The term trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias (TACs) encompasses four primary headache disorders - cluster headache, paroxysmal hemicrania (PH), hemicrania continua (HC), short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with conjunctival injection and tearing (SUNCT)/short-lasting unilateral neuralgiform headache attacks with cranial autonomic symptoms (SUNA). All of these except HC are characterized by short-lasting headaches. HC is characterized by a continuous unilateral headache that waxes and wanes in its intensity without complete resolution. Read More

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