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Privacy Policy Changes
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Information We Collect
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Information We Collect from Unregistered Visitors
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Revision date: This policy was last updated on September 30, 2003.



New and Noteworthy
Education Initiative in Neurology

  • Multiple Sclerosis — Practice Guidelines: Disease-Modifying Therapies for Adults with MS – Webcast
  • There have been many advances in the understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) since the publication of the last guidelines on disease modifying therapies (DMTs) in 2002, with approval of many new therapies, re-evaluation of the classification of MS in 2014, and revision of the McDonald diagnostic criteria in ... more >>
    F. Lublin, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — MS Innovations: RRMS Patient Worsens and Receives a New Diagnosis of SPMS – @Point of Care Chapter
  • This case demonstrates the real-life clinical scenario of a patient with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) who has breakthrough disease on two disease-modifying therapies (DMTs), then develops symptoms of secondary-progressive MS (SPMS). It highlights considerations for monitoring for disease breakthrough, ... more >>
    P. Coyle, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — MS Innovations: Management of an RRMS Patient With Breakthrough Disease – @Point of Care Chapter
  • This case demonstrates the real-life clinical scenario of a patient with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) who has breakthrough disease on his first disease-modifying therapy (DMT). It highlights the importance of monitoring for suboptimal response to therapy, treatment options available for ... more >>
    J. Bowen, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Practical Analysis of: Siponimod Versus Placebo in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (EXPAND): a Double-Blind, Randomised, Phase 3 Study – Practical Analysis
  • More than half of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis worsen and progress to secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) within 15 to 20 years. SPMS is characterized by the absence or infrequent occurrence of relapses, although disability gradually worsens. Join Dr. John Rinker as he ... more >>
    J. Rinker, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Practical Analysis of: Practice Guideline Recommendations Summary: Disease-Modifying Therapies for Adults with Multiple Sclerosis. Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology – Practical Analysis
  • The recently published American Academy of Neurology practice guidelines covering disease-modifying therapies for adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) now provide a much-needed aid to clinicians in making treatment decisions about managing their patients with relapsing MS. Join Dr. Anne Cross, as she reviews ... more >>
    A. Cross, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Practical Analysis of: No Evidence of Disease Activity in Patients Receiving Fingolimod at Private or Academic Centers in Clinical Practice: a Retrospective Analysis of The Multiple Sclerosis, Clinical, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Outcomes in the USA (MS-MRIUS) Study – @Point of Care Chapter
  • In the United States, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) may be treated in either private or academic centers. Although the two treatment settings differ in several respects, until recently there has been no systematic investigation of the impact of type of treatment center on potential differences in the ... more >>
    J. Bowen, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Advances and Innovations in Managing Multiple Sclerosis: Meeting Coverage Update – Webcast
  • The past few years have seen the development and approval of several new treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS), with other emerging agents on the horizon. Join Patricia K. Coyle, MD, Patricia Melville, RN, MSN, NP-C, MSCN, and Amy Perrin Ross, APN, MSN, CNRN for this webcast in which they review data ... more >>
    P. Peck, Editor-in-Chief
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Key Topics in MS: A Video Webcast – Webcast
  • The past few years have seen the development and approval of several new treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS), with other emerging agents on the horizon. Join Drs. James Bowen and Salim Chahin for this webcast in which they review data on both approved and emerging therapies for the treatment of relapsing- ... more >>
    J. Bowen, MD
    S. Chahin, MD, MSCE
  • Multiple Sclerosis — RRMS Patient With Preference for Oral Medications – Case Study
  • This case demonstrates the real-life clinical scenario of a patient with relapsing multiple sclerosis who develops intolerance to injections and has breakthrough disease activity on interferon treatment. It highlights considerations for patients who prefer oral disease-modifying treatments, including ... more >>
    J. Rinker, MD
  • Stroke Prevention — Managing a Patient Newly Diagnosed With Atrial Fibrillation Who Requires Cardioversion – @Point of Care Chapter
  • This case in the Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation/Venous Thromboembolism @Point of Care program reviews the case scenario of an elderly patient with palpitations and dyspnea who is subsequently diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and undergoes cardioversion. The role of oral anticoagulant treatment ... more >>
    C. Granger, MD
  • State of the Science: Multiple Sclerosis Innovations
  • State of the Science: Multiple Sclerosis Innovations provides comprehensive and up-to-date best practices in multiple sclerosis management. This includes innovative webcasts derived from major scientific conferences synthesized for the practicing clinician, interactive practice-based cases, and articles from ... more >>
    A. Cross, MD
    P. Peck, Editor-in-Chief
  • Clinical Context: Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrilation
  • Clinical Context: Stroke Prevention in
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    The curriculum includes:
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    ...
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    C. Yancy, MD, MSc
  • Neurology Mastery in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurology Mastery in Multiple Sclerosis is designed to provide new information based on breaking medical news, new data presented at medical meetings, and case studies on current and emerging management strategies on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in multiple sclerosis. ... more >>
    J. Bowen, MD
  • Clinical Context: Migraine
  • Clinical Context: Migraine is designed to provide up-to-date information on current and emerging management strategies based on the most up-to-date evidence-based medicine and clinical trial results in migraine. The curriculum includes case studies at the point of care and MedPage Today meeting coverage that ... more >>
    D. Friedman, MD, MPH
  • Clinical Context: Multiple Sclerosis

  • Clinical Context: Multiple Sclerosis is designed to provide up-to-date information on patient identification, symptoms, risk factors, and current and emerging treatments and best practices in the management of multiple sclerosis.

    The curriculum includes four case studies at the point of care and MedPage ...
    more >>
    P. Coyle, MD
  • Alzheimer's Disease @Point of Care
  • This @Point of Care is a comprehensive, continually updated resource developed to enhance compliance to established clinical guidelines to improve screening and timely diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and to support current best practices of managing the symptoms of AD.
    R. Turner, MD, PhD
  • Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation and VTE @Point of Care
  • Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation and VTE @Point of Care is a clinical decision-making tool that provides a streamlined, comprehensive mobile reference for clinicians to obtain information on the diagnosis, treatment and management of Atrial Fibrillation and VTE. It is made up of a progressive series ... more >>
    S. Connolly, MD, FRCPC
  • Parkinson's Disease @Point of Care
  • From 2005 to 2030, the number of patients with Parkinson’s disease is expected to double. Caroline M. Tanner, MD, PhD provides an overview of the epidemiology of Parkinson’s disease and its associated morbidity in this subchapter of the Parkinson’s Disease @POC program.
    R. Hauser, MD, MBA
  • Multiple Sclerosis @Point of Care
  • MS @Point of Care is a clinical decision support platform that provides comprehensive information on the diagnosis, treatment and management of multiple sclerosis, made up of a progressive series of chapters and other learning tools. It provides multimedia offerings, and contextual expansion of content ... more >>
    B. Cohen, MD
    P. Coyle, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Practice Guidelines: Disease-Modifying Therapies for Adults with MS – Webcast
  • There have been many advances in the understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS) since the publication of the last guidelines on disease modifying therapies (DMTs) in 2002, with approval of many new therapies, re-evaluation of the classification of MS in 2014, and revision of the McDonald diagnostic criteria in ... more >>
    F. Lublin, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Innovations in Managing Immune Dysfunction in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis - ACTRIMS 2018 Webcast – Webcast
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic immune-mediated inflammatory and neurodegenerative disorder. Advances in our understanding of MS immunopathology have led to the identification of new therapeutic targets and the development of new therapies, with 16 disease-modifying therapies currently available and ... more >>
    T. Leist, MD, PhD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Improving the Management of Walking Impairment and Foot Drop in MS – Webcast
  • Almost two-thirds of MS patients report significant difficulty in walking. Yet, approximately 40% of patients with MS rarely or never discuss this problem with their physicians. As a result of this gap in communication, many MS patients do not experience the benefits of available pharmacologic and ... more >>
    A. Goodman, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — How Can We Better Manage MS Patients Today? – Webcast
  • As in the case of other chronic diseases for which treatment slows disease progression but does not provide a cure, maintaining treatment adherence over the long term is a challenge for patients with MS and their physicians. Determining treatment with both clinical outcomes and adherence in mind is ... more >>
    D. Goodin, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Multiple Sclerosis Resource Network - Professional Social Network and Resource for Clinicians – Web Forum
  • The MS Resource Network serves as home to an interactive MS regional community that allows you to communicate with your local peers. Use the Members and Forum links, email function, or join a Group to connect with other clinicians and participate in MS-related discussions. The more you participate and ... more >>
  • Multiple Sclerosis — RRMS Patient With Preference for Oral Medications – Case Study
  • This case demonstrates the real-life clinical scenario of a patient with relapsing multiple sclerosis who develops intolerance to injections and has breakthrough disease activity on interferon treatment. It highlights considerations for patients who prefer oral disease-modifying treatments, including ... more >>
    J. Rinker, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Managing a Relapsing MS Patient With Active Disease – Case Study
  • Some patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) may have very active disease with multiple clinical and radiologic relapses despite compliance with their disease-modifying therapy. This case demonstrates the real-life clinical scenario of a male with relapsing MS who suffers multiple relapses on his ... more >>
    S. Chahin, MD, MSCE
  • Stroke Prevention — Heart Failure Patient with Atrial Fibrillation, Not Previously Treated – Case Study
  • Since patients with atrial fibrillation face a significant increase in the risk of stroke, determining stroke prophylaxis and identifying patients requiring therapy is a high priority. In this case study, Dr. Yancy discusses the risk factors for stroke in patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation, ... more >>
    C. Yancy, MD, MSc
  • Stroke Prevention — Patient with New Onset Atrial Fibrillation – Case Study
  • Atrial fibrillation substantially increases the risk of stroke; thus, stroke prevention is a priority in all patients with atrial fibrillation. However, not all patients may need anticoagulation therapy. In this case of a patient with only one symptomatic episode of atrial fibrillation spontaneously ... more >>
    C. Yancy, MD, MSc
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Treatment of a Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis Patient Requiring a Therapy Switch – Case Study
  • Patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis can have breakthrough disease activity despite compliance with therapy, which requires consideration of a treatment switch. This case demonstrates the real-life clinical scenario of a woman with clinically active disease despite compliance with interferon beta ... more >>
    A. Cross, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Switching Therapy in Those With Breakthrough MS Disease – Case Study
  • Treatment failure in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) is something all clinicians will encounter. There are now many disease-modifying agents available for the treatment of RRMS, each with different efficacy and safety concerns. This case illustrates the real-life scenario of a ... more >>
    J. Bowen, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Treatment of a Patient With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Who Develops Secondary-Progressive Multiple Sclerosis – Case Study
  • Although there are now many disease-modifying agents available for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), patients with progressive MS have fewer options. This case illustrates the real-life case scenario of a patient with RRMS who develops secondary-progressive MS, illustrating the ... more >>
    J. Schafer, MD, FAAN
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patient Who Relapses on Current Treatment – Case Study
  • There are now many disease-modifying agents available for the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), each with its own unique efficacy and safety profile. This case illustrates the real-life case scenario of a patient with RRMS who has breakthrough disease activity on her first therapy, ... more >>
    J. Bowen, MD
  • Multiple Sclerosis — Managing Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis in a Patient Who Has Failed Three Disease-Modifying Therapies – Case Study
  • Choosing the appropriate therapy for a patient with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) with breakthrough disease can be difficult; there are now many disease-modifying treatments available, each with their own efficacy and safety profiles. This case illustrates the real-life case scenario of a ... more >>
    E. Alvarez, MD, PhD, MSCI
  • Migraine — Acute Treatment of Episodic Migraine (Moderate/Severe) in a Patient Averse to Injections – Case Study
  • Treatment for acute migraine is most effective when administered early in the attack. However, in patients whose migraine attacks progress to peak severity over a short period of time, oral agents may not provide adequate relief. In this case, Dr. Stewart Tepper discusses nonoral agents and treatment ... more >>
    D. Friedman, MD, MPH