Neurology: Volume 90, Number 17, April 24, 2018 Exam #2 - Aminophylline for treatment of postdural puncture headache: A randomized clinical trial
About this course
- Released: 4/24/2018
- Expires: 4/24/2021
AMINOPHYLLINE FOR TREATMENT OF POSTDURAL PUNCTURE HEADACHE: A RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL
Upon completion of the article by Wu et al, the participant should be able to:
- Describe the effect of aminophylline on postdural puncture headache (PDPH) severity in this study as measured by the visual analog scale (VAS) pain assessment
- State the number needed to treat to have one patient report PDPH symptoms being much or very much improved two days after treatment in this study
- Discuss differences in adverse events and other safety outcomes between patients treated with aminophylline and placebo seen in this study
The article by Wu et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.