• Do statins delay onset or slow progression of Alzheimer's dementia? 

    Suchecki, Slade A.; Aitken, Paul V., Jr.; Potts, Rick; Collins, Linda J. (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2005-07)
    Statins (coenzyme-A reductase inhibitors) should not be used with the single intent to delay the onset or slow the progression of dementia. Large randomized control trials (RCTs) found that the administration of a statin ...
  • How should we treat chronic daily headache when conservative measures fail? 

    Junker, Jessie A.; Aitken, Paul V., Jr.; Flake, Donna (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2004-10)
    For the purposes of this review, we considered conservative measures to include such therapies as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), physical therapy, and acetaminophen with codeine. Amitriptyline is the ...
  • Is neurosurgery referral warranted for small brain aneurysms? 

    Aitken, Paul V., Jr.; Flake, Donna (Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2003-07)
    The risk of rupture of a small cerebral aneurysm (<10 mm) is very low in asymptomatic patients who have never had a subarachnoid hemorrhage. Because the risk of morbidity and mortality from surgical intervention ...