July/August 2015




Concussion Management: What to Know Now

A specialist provides a comprehensive overview of the management of post-concussion symptoms.

By Tad Seifert, MD

Sports Concussion Guidelines

There are several differences among the AAN and Zurich Consensus Statement concussion guidelines.

By Francis X. Conidi, DO

Sports-Related Concussions: Are Youths At Greater Risk?

Evidence points to a potential role for education to mitigate the risk of concussion injuries in youth sports.

By Bryan Bechtel, Special Contributor


Access to Newer AEDs and Specialists are Key to Seizure Control

A new report shows that some patients still lack access to care resources.

By Beatriz Duque Long

Board Re-Certification: Reform or Reboot

A neurologist has been leading the charge to reform MOC in neurology. He talked to Practical Neurology® about the issue.

With Paul G. Mathew, MD, FAHS


Tax Planning: Common Physician Financial Planning Mistakes: Are You Making One (or Both!)?

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA and Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM

Epilepsy Essentials: Reproductive Endocrine Dysfunction in Women with Epilepsy

By Michelle Dougherty, MD and Jyoti A. Pillai, MD

Expert Opinion: A Review of the Evaluation and Treatment of Heel Pain, Part 2

A panel of specialists review various diagnoses for heel pain in follow-up to last month’s overview of heel pain assessment.

By Kevin H. Trinh, MD; Eduardo Chen, MD; Dana Sutton, MD; Gerard DeGreGoris, III, MD; Eddie Papa, DO; Fergie- Ross; Montero-Cruz, DO; Nicholas A. Ciotola, DPM, MA; Matvey Yagudayev, DPM PGY-1; William D. Spielfogel, DPM, FACFAS; Pierce J. Ferriter, MD; Steven Mandel, MD; Steve M. Aydin, DO

Video Case Solution

Last month’s case presented a 32-year-old man with ptosis since childhood and visual impairment since the age of 29.

By Aziz Shaibani, MD

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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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