Edited by James Harrison, Kunal Kulkarni, Mohamed Baguneid and Bernard Prendergast

in Oxford Handbook of Key Clinical Evidence

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2009 | ISBN: 9780199234073
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598830 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks


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Introduction - StrokeIschaemic stroke: aspirin and dipyridamole - Ischaemic stroke: aspirin and heparin - Ischaemic stroke: thrombolysis - Stroke: care in dedicated units - EpilepsyEpilepsy: introduction of medication - Epilepsy: withdrawal of medication - Treatment of partial epilepsy - Treatment of generalised and unclassifiable epilepsy - MigraineMigraine prophylaxis: propranolol - Migraine prophylaxis: sodium valproate - Migraine treatment: sumatriptan - Multiple sclerosisMultiple sclerosis: steroids - Multiple sclerosis: β-interferon - Parkinson’s diseaseParkinson’s disease: early treatment - Parkinson’s disease: timing of levodopa - WeaknessMotor neurone disease: riluzole - Peripheral neuropathy: gabapentin - Bell’s palsy: role of prednisolone and aciclovir

Chapter.  10791 words. 

Subjects: Medical Statistics and Methodology

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