Category: General Neurology

Fun facts about syncope

Syncope (n.) from the Greek, for “cessation.” As in, cessation of consciousness. I wanted to talk about syncope today because I was reminded of a funny thing that happened several years ago. While in...

April Fools!

So much going on in this episode, it’s out of control. It’s a 3-parter, all in 1 episode. To celebrate April Fools Day, I’ve selected 3 topics that may fool you. So don’t be....

Neurology 101: CSF profiling

Before the lumbar puncture, fluid from the nervous system was extracted via surgical means–often at great risk to the patient, and often with little benefit. When Heinrich Quincke finally described a dramatically safer technique...