eLetters

92 e-Letters

published between 2013 and 2016

  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure: The interplay of mental disorders, TBI, and dementia
    Kuen-Jer Tsai

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the leading cause of mortality and disability in young adults worldwide, especially in developing countries.[1] TBI has recently been suggested to be an ongoing and perhaps lifelong process, and it may adversely affect multiple organ systems. For TBI, prevention is better than the cure. However, the risks of TBI are unclear. Liao et al. examined a clinical database that included the medica...

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  • response to Erro
    Nico Weerkamp

    Dear editor,

    With interest I read the article by Erro et al. in the January edition of JNNP (2013;84;14-17). The authors aim to assess nonmotor symptoms (NMS) in a cohort of newly diagnosed patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) with a subsequent follow up of two years. Meanwhile, treatment with (a combination of) levodopa, dopamine agonists or a MAO- inhibitor was started according to the movement disorder spec...

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