Acceptance is an important psychological resource that healthcare professionals can tap to improve quality of life (QoL) and mental health in individuals living with spinal cord injury (SCI), results of a recent systematic review suggest.
Radiofrequency ablation and neuromodulation modalities for knee osteoarthritis (OA) potentially improve pain, functionality and disease-specific quality of life for up to 3–12 months with minimal localized complications, according to the results of a systematic review.
Acute systemic illnesses or thrombotic events may trigger acute ischaemic stroke (AIS) in children with cardiac disease, a recent study has shown. Many of these events occur beyond the usual periprocedural window.
Individualized interventions involving multidomain techniques appear to be effective for slowing cognitive decline among persons at risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) dementia, a recent study has found.
Common parent concerns associated with paediatric lumbar puncture procedures include pain, infection and neurological injury, a recent study has found. Showing them a short educational video helps allay such fears and may improve consent rates.
Associate Professor Reshma A Merchant, Head & Senior Consultant of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the National University Hospital, Singapore, speaks with Audrey Abella to discuss the challenges associated with dementia, its impact on the ageing population, and how this condition can be best managed in primary care.