In this section, we highlight the key high-impact studies, updates, and analyses published in medicine during the past week.
Atrial Fibrillation in Patients with Cryptogenic Stroke
Patients experiencing a stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) often undergo diagnostic workup involving 24 hour ECG monitoring for atrial fibrillation. However, it is suspected...
1. Suicidal ideation in Asperger’s syndrome was found to be more than nine times higher than in the general population.
2. Two-thirds (66%) of adults with Asperger’s syndrome had contemplated suicide and one-third (35%) had planned or attempted suicide during their lifetime.
Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good)
Study Rundown: Asperger’s syndrome is...