In this Issue
CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE
By Paul G. Matthew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS
Lawful Physician-Hastened Death, Hearing Loss and Cognitive Impairment, Extended-Release Amantadine, Fibromyalgia Biomarkers, Phase 3 Trial of Rimegepant for Migraine, A Blood Test for Concussion, and more.
Time in the market is more important than timing the market.
By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM; and Adam Braunscheidel, CFP
A single-track meeting creates more interaction opportunities that may lead to future advances.
By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA
Obesity that drives metabolic syndrome may drive a higher risk of dementia.
By Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN
MOVEMENT DISORDERS MOMENT
A report from the 6th International Congress on Multisystem Atrophy.
By Jill Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH
COVER FOCUS: TEAM-BASED CARE
Spatial retraining for spatial neglect by learning at the speed of trust.
By A. M. Barrett, MD, FANA, FAAN, FASNR; and The AAN 2016-2017 Transforming Leaders
A focus on multidisciplinary care.
By Rani A. Sarkis, MD, MSC; and Matthew Schrettner, MD
A careful history and high degree of suspician are needed for accurate diagnosis.
By Jonathan H. Smith MD, FAHS
Breaking through barriers to timely, team-based care depends on finding biomarkers and effective treatments.
By Giovanna Pilonieta, MPH, DDS; and David S. Geldmacher, MD
The effectiveness of the team will be reflected in the effectiveness of treatment.
By James D. Geyer, MD; Paul R. Carney, MD; and Monica M. Henderson, RN, RPSGT
Oral appliance therapy is a more readily accepted treatment option for many.
By Steve Carstensen, DDS, DABDSM
Addressing depression may improve care for patients with multiple sclerosis.
By Thomas P. Leist, MD, PhD
The view from an area without pediatric neurologists.
By Allen L. Gee, MD, PhD, FAAN; and Alannah Gee
An interview with pain specialist Paul Christo, MD, MBA.
FEATURE ARTICLE: AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
More treatments are available but with largely subclinical effects.
By Mark B. Bromberg, MD, PhD
Providing sound advice after a single isolated concussion.
By Gerald S. Steiman, MD
Aggressive diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are often unnecessary.