March 2015—Discoveries based on the human genome have yielded greater insights about the role of genetics in disease. New diagnostic tests can help clinicians accurately diagnose a disorder and get the patient on an effective treatment plan more quickly than ever before.
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.