October 2016

 

In this Issue

Pay For Performance

Understanding and Preparing for MIPS

Issue

WEB EXCLUSIVE

The Election and The Markets

By David Mandell, JD, MBA and Robert Peelman, CFP®

VIDEO CASE SOLUTION

Granulomatous Myopathy

By By Zainab Rizni, MD and Aziz Shaibani, MD

EDITORIAL SPOTLIGHT

Sleep: In-Focus

Niche No Longer: Bringing Sleep Medicine to the Forefront of Neurological Practice

Emerging insights in the realm of sleep are shaping new understandings of neurological diseases.

With Logan Schneider, MD

The Anti-Epileptic Effect of REM Sleep

An emerging theory suggests possible new directions in harnessing the unique ability of REM sleep to prevent seizures.

By Marcus C. Ng, MD

Study Spotlight: Clarifying the Link Between Sleep Disturbance and Cognitive Decline

A Q&A with Alberto Rafael Ramos, MD and Clinton Wright, MD

COVER FOCUS

Pay for Performance: Understanding and Preparing for MIPS

As a new reimbursement model is set to unveil, physicians will have a tight window to prepare their practices to begin reporting in 2017.

By Marc R. Nuwer, MD, PhD

FEATURE ARTICLES

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension: Papilledema and Neuro-Ophthalmology Referral Patterns

Given the relatively small number of neuro-ophthalmology specialists in the US, it is incumbent upon neurologists to diagnose and manage IIH.

By Paul G. Mathew, MD, Umer Najib, MD, Regina Krel, MD, and Paul B. Rizzoli, MD

Peripheral Neuropathy: Keys to Diagnosis, Management, and Patient Communication

Empowering patients to make lifestyle changes plays an essential role in managing peripheral neuropathy.

By Janice Wiesman, MD

EPILEPSY ESSENTIALS

Rescue Therapies for Seizures in the Community Setting

With the majority of seizure emergencies occurring outside a medical setting, there is a great need for effective pre-hospital therapies that absorb fast and administer easily.

By Gustavo S. Silva, MD and Michelle Dougherty, MD

DEMENTIA INSIGHTS

The Cognitive Consequences Of Alcohol Use

By Ronald Devere, MD

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Fourth Quarter Tax Saving Tips: Year-End Tools and Techniques to Reduce Your 2016 Tax Bill

Here are some year-end tools and techniques to reduce your 2016 tax bill.

By Carole C. Foos, CPA and David B. Mandell, JD, MBA

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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.

 
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