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Apr 20, 2010

Driving risk in dementia and survey results on sedation for imminently dying. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Russ Swerdlow interviews Dr. Don Iverson about the AAN guidelines update on driving risk in dementia. In the next segment, Dr. Ryan Overman is reading our e-Pearl of the week about motor movements in brain death. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Jim Russell for our Lesson of the Week about the AAN Ethics Section survey results on sedation for the imminently dying. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Burns and Russell.Dr. Burns receives a stipend as Podcast Editor for Neurology®, and performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort).Dr. Russell serves on the scientific advisory board for the Massachusetts Chapter of the ALS Association; and receives royalties from the publication of Neuromuscular Disorders (McGraw-Hill, 2007).