Select either a type of pain syndrome or a neurologic disease process (headache, CVA, acute bacterial meningitis, Alzheimer’s, anxiety, depression, chronic pain syndrome) and discuss the pathophysiologic process involved.
Identify current evidence-based treatment modalities for the selected syndrome or disease and discuss how the treatment impacts the disease process.
Conduct an evidence-based literature search to identify the most recent standards of care/treatment modalities from peer-reviewed articles and professional association guidelines (www.guideline.gov). These articles and guidelines can be referenced, but not directly copied into the clinical case presentation. Cite a minimum of three resources.
Include the following in your clinical case presentation:
Next, address the following questions:
The use of medical terminology and appropriate graduate level writing is expected.
Your paper should be 3–4 pages (excluding cover page and reference page).
Your resources must include research articles as well as reference to non-research evidence-based guidelines.
Use APA format to style your paper and to cite your sources. Your source(s) should be integrated into the paragraphs. Use internal citations pointing to evidence in the literature and supporting your ideas. You will need to include a reference page listing those sources. Cite a minimum of three resources.