March 2016

 

In this Issue

Window of Opportunity

Why Early Diagnosis and Strong Patient Partnerships Have Become the Cornerstone of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment.

Issue

Web Exclusive

ACTRIMS 2016 Forum Coverage: Updates in MS Therapeutics and Research

By Ted Pigeon, Editor-in-Chief

@PracticalNeuro

Innovations in Neuroscience

FINANCIAL PLANNER

What to Look for in an Investment Advisor: Avoid Choosing the Wrong Firm

The right advisor or advisory team can make all the difference in making wise investments. Here’s what to look for.

By Jason O’Dell, MS, CWM and Andrew Taylor, CFP

COVER FOCUS

In-Focus: Multiple Sclerosis

Why Early Diagnosis and Strong Patient Partnerships Have Become the Cornerstone of Multiple Sclerosis Treatment.

Early Diagnosis, Effective Patient Partnerships, and Other Keys to Optimizing Multiple Sclerosis Therapy

Standardizing imaging protocols and employing strategies to boost adherence can lead to better treatment outcomes.

By Patricia K. Coyle, MD

Preferred Treatment: The Changing Economics of Multiple Sclerosis Care

By deciding which drugs are “preferred,” insurance companies are reducing the practice of evidence-based medicine to a series of economic choices.

By Thomas P. Leist, MD, PhD

Study Spotlight: Patient Activation and the Psychosocial Impact of Multiple Sclerosis

Routine assessment for psychological comorbidities is essential in the overall care of patients with multiple sclerosis.

FEATURE ARTICLE

Late in the Game: Concussion, CTE, and the Role of the Neurologist

A sports neurology expert shares insights on the science of concussion, common misperceptions about CTE, and the dire need for more education and research funding.

EXPERT OPINION

Lithium Toxicity: A Review of Pathophysiology, Treatment, and Prognosis

By Erica Altschul, DO, Craig Grossman, MD, Renee Dougherty DO, MS, Rahul Gaikwad, MD, Vina Nguyen, MD, Joshua Schwimmer, MD, Edward Merker, MD, and Steven Mandel, MD

EPILEPSY ESSENTIALS

Dietary Therapies for Epilepsy

Dietary therapies remain valuable tools in the neurologist’s arsenal for the treatment of epilepsy.

By Pamela Pojomovksy McDonnell, MD and Michelle Dougherty, MD

VIDEO CASE CHALLENGE

A Woman with Muscle Stiffness

A 34-year-old woman presented with muscle stiffness worsened by cold temperature and stress.

By Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA
 

Contact Info

For advertising rates and opportunities:
Wendy Terry
Publisher
217-652-3859
wterry@bmctoday.com

About Practical Neurology

Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.

 
  • BRYN MAWR COMMUNICATIONS III, LLC