Top 10 Clinical Trends for November 2014

Ryan Syrek

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November 24, 2014

Healthcare providers search to find clinical information and keep current. Although sometimes driven by what's in the news, the answers for why some terms are hotter than others may surprise you. Our collection of infographics speculates what prompted those searches and offers key clinical facts about these popular terms.

#10 Clinical Trend: Patau Syndrome

Two things thrust Patau syndrome into the spotlight this month. In England, a teacher named Joanne Edwards asked for donations of wedding dresses; her plan is to sell them to raise proceeds to benefit Friends of Serenity, a charity she started after she lost her baby to Patau syndrome. Also this month, a new study explored epileptic spasms and early-onset photosensitive epilepsy in patients with Patau syndrome.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Patau Syndrome.

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