February 2018

 

Issue

MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE

A Banner Year in Headache Medicine

By Peter McAllister, MD

NEWS

News

New Guidance for Stroke, Opioids and RLS, 10,000th Enrollee in Parkinson's Outcomes Project, Lower Risk of Ischemic Stroke with Rivaroxaban, Sublingual Riluzole Bioequivalence, Clinical Headache Trials

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Reader Response to: Migraine and Other Neurologic Conditions in Retired NFL Players

By Ira R. Casson, MD; and David C. Viano, Dr. med, PhD
Response From Author By Randolph W. Evans, MD

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Wise Investing

The key to building wealth during today’s bull markets, bear markets, and corrections.

By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM; and Robert Peelman, CFP

COVER FOCUS: HEADACHE TREATMENT

Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide Monoclonal Antibodies

A new treatment for managing migraine in the clinic is on the horizon.

By Simy K. Parikh, MD; and Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

The Stigma of Migraine

Stigma leads to loss of status and diminished quality of life.

By William B. Young, MD, FAHS, FAAN

Botox for Chronic Migraine: Tips and Tricks

Ten Questions for Andrew M. Blumenfeld, MD

Perceived Migraine Triggers

Understanding trigger perception can improve management.

By Dana P. Turner, MSPH, PhD; Ivana Jchtay, BS;
Adriana D. Lebowitz, BA; Lisa R. Leffert, MD;
and Timothy T. Houle, PhD

Neuromodulation and Headache

External alteration of nerve activity can be effective in treating headache.

By Stewart J. Tepper, MD, FAHS; and Deborah E. Tepper, MD, FAHS

What Might the Migraine Landscape Look Like Post-CGRP?

Will CGRP do for prevention what triptans have for acute treatment?

By Robert P. Cowan, MD, FAAN

Medication-Overuse Headache

Questions and answers from Nina Tsakadze, MD, PhD; Natasha Antonovich; PharmD; and Fabian Rossi, MD

FEATURE ARTICLES: PHYSICIAN WELLNESS

Stress Can Lead to Rescue Fantasies

Exploring the thin line between building trust and fostering false hope.

By Heidi Mandel, PhD, DPM, LMSW; Steven Mandel, MD; and William Russell Grace, MD

Physician Burnout

Preventing burnout improves quality of life for neurologists and patients.

By Practical Neurology Staff Writers

CASE REPORT

An Unusual Presentation of Syncope in a Patient With a Giant Cervical Carotid Aneurysm

By Michael Alston, MD; Craig Basman, MD, PhD;
Steven Mandel, MD; and Atul Kukar, DO
 

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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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