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The Division of Advanced Clinical Neurology serves as a research incubator for patient safety, care quality and health systems research in neurology.

Members of the division have embarked on research into care pathways, diagnostic approaches, resource utilization, mobile technologies and patient-reported outcomes.

Selected Peer Reviewed Publications by Core Faculty

1. Puttgen HA, Pantel H, Geocadin RG. (2009). Management of cardiac arrest patients to maximize neurologic outcome.  Current Opinions in Critical Care. 15(2):118-123.

2. Prasad S, Cohen AB. Diagnostic accuracy of confrontation visual field tests. Neurology. 76(13):1192-1193.

3. Prevedello LM, Farkas C, Ip IK, Cohen AB, Mukundan S, Sodickson AD, Khorasani R. (2012). Large-scale automated assessment of radiologist adherence to the Physician Quality Reporting System for stroke. Journal of the American College of Radiology. 9(6):414-420.

4. Cohen AB, Sanders AE, Swain-Eng RJ, Gjorvad G, Tonn ST, Bever CT Jr., Cheng JM. (2013). Quality measures for neurologists: Financial and practice implications. Neurology Clinical Practice. 3(1):44-51.

5. Kalanuria AA, Geocadin RG, Puttgen HA. (2013). Brain code and coma recovery: aggressive management of cerebral herniation. Seminars in Neurology. 33(2):133-41.

6. Langer-Gould AM, Anderson WE, Armstrong MJ, Cohen AB, Eccher MA, Iverson DJ, Potrebic SB, Becker A, Larson R, Gedan A, Getchius TS, Groseth GS. (2013). The American Academy of Neurology’s top five choosing wisely recommendations. Neurology. 81(11):1004-1011.

7. Puttgen HA, Geocadin RG. (2013). Acute coma and disorders of consciousness. Seminars in Neurology.  33(2):81-2.

8. Cheng EM, Sanders AE, Cohen AB, Bever CT Jr. (2014). Quality measurement: It’s here to stay. Neurology Clinical Practice. 4(5):441-446.

9. George BP, Probasco JC, Dorsey ER, Venkatesan A. (2014) Impact of 2011 residency duty hour requirements on neurology residency programs and departments. The Neurohospitalist. 4(3):119-126.

10. Khan M, Goddeau RP Jr, Zhang J, Moonis M, Henninger N. (2014). Predictors of outcome following stroke due to isolated M2 occlusion. Cerebrovascular Disease Extra. 4(1):52-60.

11. Probasco JC, George BP, Dorsey ER, Venkatesan A. (2014) Neurohospitalists: Perceived Need and Training Requirements in Academic Neurology.  The Neurohospitalist. 4(1):9-17.

12. Puttgen HA, Geocadin RG. (2014). Improving the prognosis: developing the right tool for the right patients. Neurocritical Care. 20(3):345-347.

13. Probasco JC, Hawley G, Burnett M, Gibson L, Carter K, Harlow E, Russell H, Huffman L, Adams J, Ziegler T, Sporney H, Levy M, Puttgen HA. (2015). Facilitating early-in-day discharge for multiple sclerosis patients treated with intravenous methylprednisolone: a quality improvement project. The Neurohospitalist. 5(4): 197-204.

14. Morris NA, Batra A, Biffi A, Cohen AB. (2016). Transfer delays from the neurologic intensive care unit. The Neurohospitalist. 6(2):59-63.

15. Strowd RE, Saylor D, Salas RM, Thorpe R, Cruz TE, Gamaldo CE. (2016). Speaking the same language:  Cross-sectional assessment of perceived contributors to professionalism across generations. Neurology Clinical Practice. 6(3):230-240.

16. Saylor D, Dickens AM, Sacktor N, Haughey N, Slusher B, Pletnikov M, Mankowski JL, Brown A, Volsky DJ, McArthur JC. (2016). HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder—pathogenesis and prospects for treatment. Nature Reviews Neurology. 12(4):234-248.

17. Le ST, Josephson SA, Puttgen HA, Gibson L, Guterman EL, Leicester HM, Graf CL, Probasco JC. (2017). Many neurology readmissions are non-preventable. The Neurohospitalist. 7(2):61-69.

18. Solnes LB, Jones K, Rowe S, Nalluri A, Venkatesan A, Probasco JC, Javadi MS. (2017). Diagnostic value of 18F-FDG PET/CT versus MRI in the setting of antibody specific autoimmune encephalitis. The Journal of Nuclear Medicine. DOI:10.2967/jnumed.116.184333.

19. Pakpoor J, Saylor D. Izbudak I, Liu L, Mowry E, Probasco J, Yousem DM. (2017). Follow-up of emergency department MRI scans suggesting new diagnosis of CNS demyelination. American Journal of Roentgenology. DOI: 10.2214/AJR.16.17279.

20. Probasco JC, Solnes LB, Nalluri A, Cohen J, Jones K, Zan E, Javadi MS, Venkatesan A. (2017). Abnormal brain metabolism on FDG-PET/CT is a common early finding in autoimmune encephalitis. Neurology:  Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation. 11(4):e352.

21. Zhang J, Izzo A. (2017). Meningovascular syphilis. The Neurohospitalist. 7(3):145-146.

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