March/April 2018

 

In this Issue

Team-Based Care

Issue

CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE

The Benefits of Collaborative Care

By Paul G. Matthew, MD, DNBPAS, FAAN, FAHS

NEWS

News

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.

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Investing for the Long Term

Time in the market is more important than timing the market.

By Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM; and Adam Braunscheidel, CFP

MS MINUTE

Advances from ACTRIMS

A single-track meeting creates more interaction opportunities that may lead to future advances.

By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA

DEMENTIA INSIGHTS

The Cognitive Consequences of Obesity

Obesity that drives metabolic syndrome may drive a higher risk of dementia.

By Ronald Devere, MD, FAAN

MOVEMENT DISORDERS MOMENT

Multiple System Atrophy-D Maybe Something Altogether–Different

A report from the 6th International Congress on Multisystem Atrophy.

By Jill Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH

COVER FOCUS: TEAM-BASED CARE

The Speed of Trust Advances Treatments

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

Seizures and Epilepsy in the Elderly

A focus on multidisciplinary care.

By Rani A. Sarkis, MD, MSC; and Matthew Schrettner, MD

Ruling Out Secondary Headache

A careful history and high degree of suspician are needed for accurate diagnosis.

By Jonathan H. Smith MD, FAHS

Accelerating Dementia Care

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

Sleep Medicine: A Team Sport

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

Dental Sleep Medicine

Oral appliance therapy is a more readily accepted treatment option for many.

By Steve Carstensen, DDS, DABDSM

Depression and Multiple Sclerosis

Addressing depression may improve care for patients with multiple sclerosis.

By Thomas P. Leist, MD, PhD

Filling the Gap in Pediatric Neurology

The view from an area without pediatric neurologists.

By Allen L. Gee, MD, PhD, FAAN; and Alannah Gee

Treating Pain in the Context of the Opioid Crisis

An interview with pain specialist Paul Christo, MD, MBA.

FEATURE ARTICLE: AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Treatment Update

More treatments are available but with largely subclinical effects.

By Mark B. Bromberg, MD, PhD

SPECIAL REPORT

Single Isolated Concussion Part I: Definitions, Classification, and Prognosis

Providing sound advice after a single isolated concussion.

By Gerald S. Steiman, MD

CASE REPORT

Reversible and Benign Lesions of Splenium of The Corpus Collosum

Aggressive diagnostic and therapeutic approaches are often unnecessary.

By Dhanashri P. Miskin, MD; Jared Steinklein, MD; Fanni Ratzon, MD; Todd Anderson; and John Boockvar, MD
 

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