Neurology Perspective

 
 
  • AHA 2020 The Duty to Inform: Be Galileo on COVID-19 Melissa Walton-Shirley sees parallels between the 16th-century mathematician and the work of modern-day healthcare workers to rebut COVID denialism.
  • What the Biden-Harris COVID-19 Task Force Is Missing COVID-19 is taking an increasingly alarming toll on the nation's mental health, which makes this oversight all the more disappointing, according to two psychiatrists.
  • 20 Best Holiday Gift Ideas for Doctors Everyone wants to select the right gift, and this year more than ever, people want to give something that shows appreciation for a favorite physician in their life. Here are some great suggestions.
  • How a Medical School Dean Got Ahead of COVID-19   Dr Andrew Wilner talks with Dr Scott Strome, executive dean and vice chancellor for Clinical Affairs at University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
  • Doctors: Our Culture Is Ours and We Need to Own It As physicians, we are complicit in the construction and maintenance of our culture. Is this who we want to be?
  • A Paradigm Shift for Preventing Stroke in Patients With Diabetes   Dr Christoph Diener on the promising new treatments that are taking aim at the deadly consequences of diabetes.
  • Medscape APRN Compensation Report 2020 Find out how much APRNs are being paid and whether their earnings are static or increasing.
  • Neuropolarization: Differences Contribute to Partisan Divide Drs Lorenzo Norris and Yuan Chang Leong discuss neural polarization and the ways individuals with different political attitudes interpret news and political information.
  • Life, Death, and Painful Dilemmas: Ethics 2020 Medscape looked at how physician ethics have changed in the past decade. More than 5000 physicians told us how they feel about the critical issues they have to deal with and the choices they make.
  • Applying to Residency in a Pandemic: 5 Virtual Interview Tips Virtual residency interviews present a unique challenge. These five strategies to improve the content of your answers will be valuable long after the pandemic is over.
  • How Face Masks May Be Hurting Doctors' Bedside Manner Face masks are changing doctor-patient interactions, possibly for the worse. Current and future doctors must consider how to prevent further straining this important relationship.
  • Maintaining Multiple Sclerosis Care With Virtual Visits   Dr Stephen Krieger provides tips for monitoring patients, buoying their spirits, and keeping them healthy when in-office visits aren't an option.
  • Mandrola Previews AHA 2020 A trial that aims to answer whether statin myalgia is drug related tops the picks. Studies on CT angiography, AF monitoring, fish oils, and a novel MRA will also feature at the 2020 American Heart Association meeting.
  • Dependent No Longer? PAs Contemplate Their Future What will happen to PA scope of practice when the pandemic is over?
  • Menstrual Cycle Irregularity and Premature Death   Dr JoAnn Manson discusses a link between menstrual cycle irregularity and premature death.
  • Why Medscape Worked: A Look Back At its founding, Medscape gambled that an open internet that empowered users to make their own decisions about what to read would democratize medicine. Here's why physicians bought in.
  • Tips for Conducting a Virtual Neurologic Exam   Dr Stephen Krieger shares tips and tricks for testing gait, balance, strength, and other neurologic features over a video call.
  • Claims About False COVID Deaths Are Reprehensible President Trump and others in the administration have claimed that physicians and hospitals are falsely attributing deaths to COVID in order to increase reimbursements. Here's why that is nonsense.
  • Stop the Benzo: It's Worth the Screaming The potential benefits of benzodiazepines among older adults are simply outweighed by the risks. But is stopping them worth the fight?
  • How Is Your 'Zoom-side Manner'?   Half a year into our experiment in telepsychiatry, Dr Drew Ramsey reflects on what we've lost and gained, and how we can do better.