Mar 26, 2012
1) Evidence-based guideline on intravenous immunoglobulin and 2) Topic of the month: Recent book, Your medical mind: How to decide what is right for you. 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. Ted Burns interviews Dr. Huned Patwa about his paper on evidence-based guideline on intravenous immunoglobulin. Dr. Stacey Clardy is reading our e-Pearl of the week about chronic migraine prophylaxis. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Ted Burns interviews Drs. Groopman and Hartzband about additional topics from their books and columns not previously discussed. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Clardy, Burns, Groopman and Hartzband.Dr. Burns serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology®; performs EMG studies in his neuromuscular practice (30% effort); and has received research support from the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America and Knopp Neurosciences Inc..Dr. Patwa was an investigator in the ICE trial comparing IGIV with placebo for CIDP.Dr. Clardy serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Groopman receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.Dr. Hartzband receives royalties from the publication of the book Your Medical Mind.