Sep 1, 2014
1) Current practices in feeding tube placement for US acute ischemic stroke inpatients and 2) Topic of the month: Management of sports concussion. This podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Ted Burns, Section Editor Podcasts, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Kevin Barrett interviews Drs. Ben George and Adam Kelly about their paper on current practices in feeding tube placement for US acute ischemic stroke inpatients. Dr. James Addington is reading our e-Pearl of the week about childhood stroke: think metabolic. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Stephen Donahue interviews Dr. Michael Jaffee about the definition of concussion and how the grading has evolved over recent years. The participants had nothing to disclose except Drs. Barrett, George, Kelly, Addington and Jaffee.Dr. Barrett serves as an editorial board member of Neurology; serves as an Associate Editor of Neurohospitalist and receives research support from the NIH.Dr. George receives research support from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and the Parkinson's disease Foundation.Dr. Kelly serves as an editorial board member of Continuum; serves as Guest Editor for Cerebrovascular Disease issue, April 2014 and received research support from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.Dr. Addington serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Jaffee serves on the scientific advisory boards for WETA (Public Television) Brainline, U. S. Army Peer Review Alzheimer Research Program and the NIH translational research outcome consortium review.