Neurology 910 - Neurology Alert - Oct 01, 2005

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the neurologist.

Accreditation:

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Credit Designation:

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty

Editors
Fred Plum, MD
University Professor;
Department of Neurology;
Cornell University Medical College

M. Flint Beal, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Neurology
Cornell University Medical College
New York, NY

Assistant Editors
Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Weill Medical College
Cornell University

Matthew Fink, MD
Vice Chairman
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Medical College
Chief
Division of Stroke and Critical Care Neurology
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Michael Rubin, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Cornell Campus

Author
Charles P. Pollack, MD
Professor
Clinical Neurology
Weill College of Medicine

Subjects:

  • Increased Dietary Intake of Folate Reduces the Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease
  • Imaging Depression in Parkinson's Disease: Role of the Limbic System
  • A Step Towards Restorative Therapy in Parkinson's Disease
  • Clipping vs Coiling for Ruptured Intracranial Aneurysms
  • Sleepwalking: More Often Neurological Than Psychiatric
  • Review: HIV and Myopathy

Objectives:

  • Present current scientific data regarding diagnosis and treatment of neurologic disease, including stroke, Alzheimer?s disease, transient ischemic attack, and coma
  • Discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of pain
  • Present "basic science? lessons in brain function
  • Discuss information regarding new drugs for commonly diagnosed diseases and new uses for traditional drugs
  • Discuss nonclinical issues of importance to neurologists, such as the right to die and the physician?s legal obligation to patients with terminal illness

Financial Disclosure:

Neurology Alert’s physician editors, Fred Plum, MD and M. Flint Beal, MD, and assistant editor, Matthew Fink, MD, report no consultant, stockholder, speaker’s bureau, research, or other relationships related to this field of study.

Claire Henchcliffe, MD, DPhil is on the speaker’s bureau for GlaxoSmithKline, Teva/Eisai, and Boehringer Ingelheim.

Charles P. Pollack, MD is a stockholder and on the speaker’s bureau for Cephalon.

Michael Rubin, MD is on the speaker’s bureau for Athena Diagnostics, and does research for Pfizer and Merck.

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