October 2017

 

Issue

Supplement

DIGITAL PRACTICE

Implants and Wearables: Coming Soon to a Network Near You

By Shawn Masia, MD

VIDEO CASE SOLUTION

Madras Motor Neuron Disease

By Hamzah Lateef, MD; Rozeen Badeel, MD; and Aziz Shaibani, MD

CASE REPORT

Two Cases of Nephrotic Syndrome Presenting as Ischemic Stroke

Nephrotic syndrome may be more common than previously realized as a cause of hypercoagulability in ischemic stroke of unclear etiology.

By Saman Zafar, MD; Indira Dejesus-Alvelo, MD; Ylec Mariana Cardenas, MD; and Lakshmi Leishangthem, MD

STUDY SPOTLIGHT

Clarifying the Role of Vitamin D in Multiple Sclerosis Risk and Prevention

Recent findings reinforce the link between vitamin D levels and risk of multiple sclerosis.

With Kassandra Munger, ScD

Advanced Epilepsy Care: Identifying Candidates for Surgical Interventions

A growing platform of surgical interventions may increase awareness, referrals, and utilization of advanced treatment.

By Barbara C. Jobst, MD

Innovations in Functional Imaging of Epilepsy

Advances in noninvasive imaging should create more opportunities for physicians to localize treatment and optimize care.

By Kathryn A. Davis, MD, MS

The Ketogenic Diet: Overcoming Challenges for Optimal Utilization in Epilepsy Treatment

Despite current logistical and clinical challenges, dietary therapy will play a significant role in epilepsy treatment for years to come.

By Amy Kao, MD

Improving Care Delivery Systems in Pediatric Epilepsy

Broad implementation of new measures may help curb high utilization rates of emergency departments and improve overall care.

With Anup D. Patel, MD

DEMENTIA INSIGHTS

The Cognitive and Behavioral Consequences of Hearing Loss, Part 1

Evidence suggests a causal link between hearing decline and cognitive impairment.

By Ronald Devere, MD

FINANCIAL PLANNER

How Much Are You Paying Your Advisor?

Advisors should provide clear, concise descriptions of how they are paid.

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

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Neurology in the Media

Where #Neurology and Culture Intersect

FEATURED TECHNOLOGY

Sponsored by IQuity Specialty Diagnostic Technologies

The RNA Blood Test for Multiple Sclerosis: A New Tool for Early Disease Identification

By Charles “Chase” F. Spurlock, III, PhD and Thomas M. Aune, PhD
 

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About Practical Neurology

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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