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New neurologists receive stroke training with mannequins and other simulation techniques

One of the most challenging cases that a first-year neurology resident physician can face is a stroke patient in the emergency department. Loyola researchers used this high fidelity patient simulator to help train new neurologists how to treat a stroke patient in the emergency room. The researchers are, from left, : Jessica Ray, RN, Esteban [...]

Misdiagnosis common in rheumatologic diseases like lupus

Lupus and other rheumatologic diseases can initially present as neurological disorders such as headaches and seizures, and thus delay diagnosis for many months, according to Loyola University Medical Center neurologists. Moreover, treatments for rheumatologic disorders can cause adverse neurological effects, Dr. Sean Ruland and colleagues report in the journal Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports. Rheumatologic [...]