November/December 2016


In this Issue

Feeling the Burn

Standing up for MOC reform is a powerful way for physicians to make their voices heard and reverse the rising tide of burnout.



Practical Neurology® Celebrates 15 Years in Publication

By Ted Pigeon, Editor-in-Chief




Why Neuroimaging Plays a Critical Role in Shaping the Future of Neurology

An integral part of clinical neurology and neurosciences, neuroimaging training must be better harnessed and incorporated into the educational spectrum of the specialty.

By Laszlo Mechtler, MD and Joseph Fritz, PhD

Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide, Monoclonal Antibodies, and Migraine

The recent development of monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of migraine may have a significant impact on the field and mark a new chapter in patient care.

By Clinton G. Lauritsen, DO and Stephen D. Silberstein, MD

MOC and Physician Burnout

Treating the Cause, Not the Symptoms

By Paul G. Mathew, MD, FAAN, FAHS

Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System: Emerging Trends

Cannabis-derived therapies may offer a great opportunity to modulate the endocannabinoid system, but understanding the risks is paramount.

By Shawn Masia, MD and Ryan Zaklin, MD, MA


The Role of Abuse Deterrent Formulations of Opioids in Pain Management

An emerging class of potentially safer opioid medications will offer new challenges and opportunities for both patients and physicians.

By Gerard DeGregoris III, MD, Steve Arrieta, BA, Steven Mandel, MD, and Steve Aydin, DO


Beware of Your CPA’s Advice on Asset Protection

CPAs are not the most reliable and accurate sources of advice.

By David Mandell, JD, MBA and Carole Foos, CPA


In The News

Trump Picks Vocal Opponent of ACA as Health and Human Services Secretary


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About Practical Neurology

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.