April 2014





The Clinical Features of Migraine With and Without Aura

Updates on the clinical features of migraine, especially migraine with aura.

By Randolph W. Evans, MD

Case Report: A Subacute New Daily Persistent Headache in a Young Man

Subacute new daily persistent headache can be challenging to diagnose.

By Puja Mathur, MD

Headache Medicine

A crossroads of otolaryngology, ophthalmology, and neurology.

By Paul G. Mathew, MD, FAHS


The 401K Today: What Every Neurologist Practice Must Know

How to ensure you’re in compliance with the DOL’s revised ERISA rules governing 401K plans.

By Steven Abernathy and Brian Luster

The Sunshine Act Inevitably Rises

2014’s key implementation dates and how physicians can be better prepared for them.

By Steven J. Cagnetta, Esq., and Steven K. Ladd

SAGE Advice: Helping Patients Spot AD Earlier

It’s not meant to replace clinical assessment, but there are hopes a new test will find Alzheimer’s when treatments may be most effective.

A Q&A with Douglas Scharre, MD

Financial Planning

Financial Focus for Young Physicians: “First, Build Your Foundation”

What is the most important thing you should be doing financially in the first years of practice?

By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA and H. Michael Lewellen, CFP

Movement Disorders Focus

Collaborating To Improve Patient Participation In Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s experience with clinical trial recruitment.

By Sohini Chowdhury; Claire C. Meunier; Lily Cappelletti; Todd Sherer, PhD

MS Updates

Patients Report Delays in MS Diagnosis, High Interest in Oral Therapy

Nationwide survey provides a snapshot of “MS in America.”

Epilepsy Essentials

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

By Michelle L. Dougherty, MD

Video Case Challenge

Diplopia and Brisk Reflexes in a 40-Year-Old Man

By Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN

Cervical Myelopathy

By Pierce J. Ferriter, MD; Steven Mandel, MD; Gerard DeGregoris, MD; Eli Kamara, MD; and Steven M. Aydin, MD

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Launched in 2002, Practical Neurology is a publication uniquely dedicated to presenting current approaches to patient management, synthesis of emerging research and data, and analysis of industry news with a goal to facilitate practical application and improved clinical practice for all neurologists. Our straightforward articles give neurologists tools they can immediately put into practice.