Neurology 1106 - Neurology Alert - Jun 01, 2007

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the neurologist.

Accreditation:

AHC Media is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

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

Physician Editor
Matthew Fink, MD
Vice Chairman
Professor of Clinical Neurology
Weill Medical College
Chief of Division of Stroke
and Critical Care Neurology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

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

Assistant Editors
Dana Leifer, MD
Associate Professor
Clinical Neurology
Weill Medical College
Cornell University

Michael Rubin, MD
Professor of Clinical Neurology
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital
Cornell Campus

Dara G. Jamieson, MD
Associate Professor
Clinical Neurology Director
Weill Medical College;
Cornell University

Alan Z. Segal, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Neurology
Weill-Cornell Medical College
Attending Neurologist
NewYork Presbyterian Hospital

Authors
Michael T. Lin, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Adília Hormigo, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Medical College
Cornell University

Subjects:

  • MRI or CT: Which is Best for Acute Stroke Imaging?
  • Prediction and Diagnosis of HIV Dementia
  • Celiac Disease and Myopathy
  • Treatment of High-Grade Gliomas in Elderly Patients
  • Do Migraines Increase a Man's Stroke Risk? Yes, If He is Young at Heart
  • Stenting for Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease: An Option Beyond Aspirin

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 editor, Matthew Fink, MD, reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other relationships related to this field of study. Peer reviewer M. Flint Beal, MD, reports no consultant, stockholder, speaker's bureau, research, or other financial relationship with any company having ties to this field of study. Assistant editor Dana Leifer, MD and authors Michael T. Lin, MD and Adília Hormigo, MD, PhD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study. Assistant editor Michael Rubin, MD is on the speaker's bureau for Athena Diagnostics, and does research for Pfizer and Merck. Assistant editor Dara G. Jamieson, MD is a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim and Merck, and is on the speaker's bureau for Boehringer Ingelheim, Merck, Ortho-McNeil, and Pfizer. Assistant editor Alan Z. Segal, MD is on the speaker’s bureau for Boehringer-Ingelheim.

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