Neurology Perspective

 
 
  • ACC 2021 Eight Things to Know About the LAAOS III Trial The trial, showing a benefit for surgical left appendage occlusion in patients with AF undergoing cardiac surgery, should change practice, but there are caveats, notes John Mandrola, MD.
  • Imagine the Worst, or We're at Our Own Peril: Osterholm   At home with politicians and news anchors, CIDRAP's Michael Osterholm shares three rules of science and the media, and explains why policy and science belong together like chocolate and peanut butter.
  • The Lifesaving Diagnosis That Went Unheeded I believed that I had discovered a critical condition and advocated for an MRI to confirm my diagnosis. But neither the patient nor the hospitalist was particularly interested in what I had to say.
  • Medscape Neurologist Compensation Report 2021 Medscape's Neurologist Compensation Report 2021 explores income, hours worked, and greatest work challenges in 2020, an atypical year marked by the COVID pandemic.
  • Seizures in Kids: Benign or Concerning?   The Cribsiders share what they've learned from Dr John Gaitanis, a neurologist and leading expert on pediatric seizures.
  • Advances in Migraine Treatment From AAN 2021   Neurologist John Rothrock discusses key reports on migraine from AAN 2021, including the ADVANCE trial, data on anti-CGRP therapy, and drugs that combine acute and preventive effects.
  • How Has COVID-19 Affected People With Migraine? Lifestyle changes and stresses as a result of the pandemic, as well as the virus itself, have made an impact on patients with migraine.
  • AF Ablation Latest: Whom to Treat and How Early to Intervene   Drs Thomas Munger and Peter Noseworthy weigh the results of recent data on early intervention in AF in light of CABANA and other trials.
  • Why I Chose Neurology Neurologist Matthew Barrett recounts how his family experience influenced his decision to become a neurologist.
  • How to Improve Our Response to COVID's Mental Tolls From our countries' myriad mistakes, a bold vision for identifying and addressing those most at risk for long-term mental illness can arise, says psychiatrist Lloyd Sederer.
  • Mandrola Previews (Virtual) ACC 2021 Presentations on aspirin dosing, surgical left atrial appendage occlusion, heart failure rehab, and rate vs rhythm control are among the top picks from the virtual ACC 2021, according to John Mandrola, MD.
  • Virtual APA vs the Real Thing: Which Is Better? Psychiatrist Dinah Miller, MD, weighs the good and the bad around remote medical meetings.
  • Going Viral: Social Media May Be Increasing Cases of New-Onset Tics   Drs Tamara Milka Pringsheim and Kathrin LaFaver on an emerging theory about why so many young and teenage girls are presenting with so-called 'TikTok tics.'
  • After Hundreds of Interviews, Here's John Whyte's View of COVID   Our problem with vaccines is that we talk about people instead of talking with people and listening to their perspectives.
  • To Fight Anti-Asian Hate, We Must Talk About It Dr Krysti Lan Chi Vo on why when it comes to racism and bigotry, words matter.
  • The Year of Women In Neurology After attending this year's American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting -- virtually of course -- Dr Kathrin LaFaver noticed an unprecedented female presence in her field.
  • AAPM 2021 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from AAPM 2021
  • Suspect Sarcoidosis? Here's What to Assess   A fabulous infographic is a reminder of the multisystem effects of sarcoidosis.
  • What I Want People to Know About the Chauvin Verdict A Black psychiatrist reflects on her flat reaction to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin murder trial, and what else needs to happen before there is reason to rejoice.
  • How HIPAA Can Harm Patients As Dr Andrew Wilner has experienced first-hand, HIPAA may not always be in the patient's best interest.