Neurology 1704 - Neurology Alert - Apr 01, 2013

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for the neurologist.

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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 Listing:

Physician Editor
Matthew Fink, MD
Interim Chair and Neurologist-in-Chief
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York Presbyterian Hospital

Executive Editor
Leslie Coplin

Managing Editor
Neill Kimball

Peer Reviewer
M. Flint Beal, MD
Anne Parrish Titzel Professor
Department of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical Center

Assistant Editor
Michael Rubin, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor of Clinical Neurology;
Specialty area, Neuromuscular Disorders
Weill Cornell Medical College

Authors
Douglas Labar, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology and Neuroscience
Weill Cornell Medical College

Nitin K. Sethi, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Alexander Shtilbans, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Subjects:

  • Neurostimulation and Cognition
  • CIDP in Childhood'” A Clinical Review
  • Mediterranean Diet Can Reduce Risk for Stroke
  • Low Levels of Light Exposure Associated with Higher Stroke Incidence
  • Psychosocial Stress Increases Risk of Stroke in Older Adults
  • Vitamin D Deficiency May Increase Risk of Ischemic Stroke
  • Adult Seizures and Social Outcomes of Children with Partial Complex Seizures
  • Medial Thalamic Dysregulation in Idiopathic Restless Legs Syndrome

Objectives:

  • discuss current scientific data regarding the diagnosis and treatment of neurological disease
  • discuss the pathogenesis and treatment of pain
  • describe the basic science of brain function
  • discuss new information regarding new drugs for commonly diagnosed neurological conditions

Financial Disclosure:

Neurology Alert's editor in chief, Matthew Fink, MD, is a retained consultant for MAQUET. Peer reviewer M. Flint Beal, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and managing editor Neill Kimball , Assistant editor Michael Rubin, MD, FRCP(C), Authors Douglas Labar, MD, PhD, Nitin K. Sethi, MD, and Alexander Shtilbans, MD, PhD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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