Category Neurology

Brown-Séquard Syndrome

Overview Brown-Séquard Syndrome results in weakness/paresis and loss of fine touch, proprioception and vibration sense ipsilaterally below the lesion, and loss of pain and temperature sensation contralaterally, beginning one to two levels below the lesion. Classic presentations are uncommon, and…

Josef Gerstmann

Biography Austrian neuropsychiatrist who studied at Vienna and then became first assistant to von Jauregg in the Viennese Psychiatric Clinic. During the World War I, he served in the medical corps in the Italian Alps, attending to a number of…

CCC Critical Care Compendium 680


Levetiracetam (keppra) is a drug used as an anticonvulsant as monotherapy, or an adjunct, and as a Tier 2 agent in status epilepticus.