Neurology Alert (Vol. 35, No. 9) - May 1, 2016

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Release date: May 2016

Valid through: May 2019

Target Audience

This activity is intended for the neurologist.

Subjects

  • Clinical Characterization of Inherited Erythromelalgia Due to Sodium Channel Mutations
  • Relationship Between Spikes and Seizures Using an Implantable Intracranial Detection Device
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Everything You Want to Know, and More
  • Differentiating Sarcoidosis from Neuromyelitis tic in Patients with Transverse Myelitis
  • Leigh Syndrome: Insights and Implications from Advances in Next Generation Sequencing

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

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statement

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

Credit Designation

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Listing

Authors

Joshua Weaver, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Kimberly Pargeon, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Michael Rubin, MD, Professor of Clinical Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Jai S. Perumal, MD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Eric Mallack, MD, MBE, Fellow, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Barry E. Kosofsky, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Neurology; Goldsmith Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neuroscience, and Radiology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Editors

Medical Editor: Matthew E. Fink, MD, Louis and Gertrude Feil Professor in Clinical Neurology, Chairman, Department of Neurology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Neurologist-in-Chief, New York Presbyterian Hospital

AHC Media Executive Editor: Leslie G. Coplin

Managing Editor: Jonathan Springston

Financial Disclosure

Author Jai Perumal, MD reports she receives grant/research support from Genzyme Corp., and is on the speakers bureau for Biogen Idec, Genzyme Corp. Acorda Therapeutics, and Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Authors Joshua Weaver, MD; Kimberly Pargeon, MD; Michael Rubin, MD; Eric Mallack, MD, MBE; and Barry E. Kosofsky, MD, PhD report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

Neurology Alert's editor in chief, Matthew E. Fink, MD reports he is a retained consultant for Procter & Gamble and Pfizer. Peer reviewer M. Flint Beal, MD; executive editor Leslie Coplin; and associate managing editor Jonathan Springston report no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.

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