November/December 2018

 

In this Issue

Technology & Wellness

Seizure Tracking
Brain-Computer Interfaces
Cognitive Training
Managing Stress
And more...

Issue

GUEST MEDICAL EDITOR’S PAGE

Wellness and Neurology

There is clear evidence for promoting wellness practices to all patients with neurologic disorders.

By Patricia K. Coyle, MD, FAAN, FANA

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Reader Response to: Neurologists wanted!

By Sam A. Kabbani, MD, CMD, FAADEP

COVER FOCUS: TECHNOLOGY & WELLNESS

Treating Stress to Improve Neurologic Outcomes

Research on the interaction between hormones and seizures supports the importance of helping patients manage stress.

By Graham R. Huesmann, MD, PhD; and Riley Bove, MD

Healthy Cognitive Aging

There are evidence-based tools for staying sharp throughout the lifespan.

By Elizabeth Londen, PhD; Thomas Preston, PhD, ABBP-CN; and Brian K. Lebowitz, PhD, ABBP-CN

Seizure Detection and SUDEP Prevention

Seizure detection and alerting devices hold promise for preventing sudden death in epilepsy.

By Cassandra Kazl, MD; and Daniel Friedman, MD, MSc

Moving the Mouse With the Mind

Braingate technology allows patients with tetrapalegia to move a computer cursor by thinking about it.

With Leigh R. Hochberg, MD, PhD

COLUMNS

Hometown Highlights: Clinical Experience Treating Adults With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Treating adult patients with antisense oligonucleotide therapy proven effective in children presents unique challenges.

By Lauren Elman, MD

Headache Horizons: When the Usual Treatment Doesn’t Satsify

Should you provide outpatient infusion when a patient’s usual acute migraine therapy doesn’t work?

By Ira M. Turner, MD

MS Minute: Late-Breaking Data From ECTRIMS—Evobrutinib Safety and Efficacy

A potential new first-in-class treatment affects Bruton’s tyrosine kinase.

By Daniel Kantor, MD, FAAN, FANA

Epilepsy Essentials: Neuromodulation Devices for Epilepsy

Implantable devices are an emerging option for patients with medically refractory epilepsy who are not surgical candidates.

By Stan Naydin, MD; and Michelle L. Dougherty, MD, FAAN

The 9 Reasons to Have a Financial Advisor

Physician-investors tend to underperform without professional investment advice.

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA; and Robert G. Peelman, CFP

SPOTLIGHT TOPIC: DEMENTIA

Lewy Body Dementia

The second most prevalent form of dementia has effective symptomatic treatments available.

By Arash Salardini, MD

CASE REPORTS

Challenge Case Report: A Woman With a Large Dural-Based Lesion

By Javed Khader Eliyas, MD; Karen S. SantaCruz, MD; and Rimas V. Lukas, MD

Video-Case Report: Progressive Neuropathy With Cerebellar Ataxia

Investigation of antibody titers is essential for patients who have neuropathy with cerebellar ataxia and do not respond to IVIG treatment.

By Asseel Albayati, MD; Safa AlJammali, MD; Mohammed AlKhero, MD; and Aziz Shaibani, MD

DEPARTMENTS

Seasons Greetings: Happy Holidays and Best Wishes for the New Year

From Practical Neurology to You: gift ideas from the stereotypical to the sublime.

 

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About Practical Neurology

Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.

 
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