May 2018

 

Issue

Supplement

CHIEF MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE

A Breathtaking Evolution of Therapeutic Approaches

By Stephen M. Gollomp, MD

SPECIAL REPORT

Single Isolated Concussion Part II: Diagnosis, Recovery Assessment, and Treatment

Providing sound advice after a single isolated concussion.

By Gerald S. Steiman, MD

MS MINUTE

New Guidelines for MS Treatment

Will new guidelines address variability in the care of patients with MS?

By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA

FINANCIAL PLANNER

Evaluating and Choosing Financial Advisors

There are 3 critical mistakes to avoid when choosing a financial advisor.

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

COVER FOCUS: MOVEMENT DISORDERS

Prodromal and Early Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

Earlier diagnosis may lead to earlier and more effective treatments.

By Sneha Mantri, MD; and James F. Morley, MD, PhD

Pharmaceutical Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

The best outcomes rely on a handful of medicines and partnership among clinicians, patients, and caregivers.

By Laura Buyan-Dent, MD; Teresa Mangin, MD; and Kathleen M. Shannon, MD

The Role of Exercise in Treating Parkinson’s Disease

There is growing evidence that high-intensity exercise is neuroprotective.

By Natalie P. Witek, MD; and Cynthia L. Comella, MD

Surgical Interventions for Parkinson’s Disease

Consider surgical interventions when symptoms include motor complications that affect quality of life despite optimized pharmacotherapy.

By Drew S. Kern, MD, MS; Emily Forbes, DO; and Binit B. Shah, MD

Medical Marijuana and Parkinson’s Disease

Given limited treatments available, investigating potential benefits of cannabinoids can offer cautious optimism over controversy.

By Christina R. Maxwell, PhD, MTR; and Jill Farmer, DO, MPH

Mental Health and Parkinson’s Disease

Assessing and addressing mental health in patients and care partners improves quality of life.

By Gregory M. Pontone, MD, MHS and Howard D. Weiss, MD, FAAN

Evaluation of Patients With Tremor

A careful history and directed examination are usually sufficient to diagnose and manage most patients presenting with tremor.

By Steven J. Frucht, MD

Hyperkinetic Movement Disorders

New treatments were approved in 2017 for tardive dyskinesia, Parkinson’s dyskinesia, and Huntington’s chorea.

By Laxman Bahroo, DO; Mazen T. Elkurd, DO; and Fernando Pagan, MD

VIDEO-CASE CHALLENGE

Action Tremor and Gait Imbalance With Eventual Cognitive Decline

By Julia Gex; Ying Liu, MD; and Maureen A. Leehey, MD

CASE REPORT

Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

Carcinoma of the tongue is a rare secondary cause.

By Brian M. Grosberg, MD; Sheena A. Mehta, PA-C; Peter H. Liu, PhD; Randall Owens, MD; and Anne Williamsom, PhD

EPILEPSY ESSENTIALS

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Epilepsy

It is important to consider comorbid sleep disorders for patients with epilepsy.

By Michelle L. Dougherty, MD; and Karin G. Johnson, MD
 

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