September 2014





Untangling the Clinical Challenges

The Texas Experience

Experts and care providers in Texas joined forces to develop guidelines that aid diagnosis and care and help elucidate the many types and causes of cognitive impairment.

By Ronald DeVere, MD

Addressing Alzheimer’s Disease: Target 2025

The Alzheimer’s Association takes an in-depth look at the US National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease, which seeks to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.

By Maria C. Carrillo, PhD


Management of Overactive Bladder and Urge Incontinence

An expert overview of the step-wise approach to management of this common and costly condition.

By Ja-Hong Kim, MD



Expert Opinion: Medial or Lateral Epicondylitis: Differential Diagnosis of Isolated Elbow Pain and Treatment, Part 1

This two-part series reviews the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of elbow pain.

By Madouna Hanna, DO; Kevin Trinh, MD; Gerard DeGregoris, III, MD; Pierce Ferriter, MD; Steven Mandel, MD; Steve M. Aydin, DO

Epilepsy Essentials: Research Deepens Understanding of Genetics and Epilepsy

A new international study sheds light on genes that may contribute to the development of a common neurological disorder.

Video Case Solution: Diagnosis: Myasthenic Neck Extensor Weakness

Last month’s case presented an 83-year-old man with dropped head and chewing difficulty.

By Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN

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Launched in January 2002, Practical Neurology strives to enhance quality of care and improve the daily operation of neurology practices. Each month, our experts explain the real-world significance of recent advances in neurologic science and offer step-by-step advice on how to overcome the clinical and business challenges neurologists face. Our straightforward, how-to articles give neurologists tools they can put into practice right away.

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