Neurology: Volume 88, Number 3, January 17, 2017 Exam #2
About this course
- Released: 1/17/2017
- Expires: 1/17/2020
INCREASED TOTAL SODIUM CONCENTRATION IN GRAY MATTER BETTER EXPLAINS COGNITION THAN ATROPHY IN MS
Upon completion of the article by Maarouf et al, the participant should be able to:
- Identify patient and disease-specific factors associated with impaired cognition in this cohort of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS)
- Discuss results of total sodium concentration testing in gray and white matter in MS patients with and without cognitive impairment and in healthy controls
- List brain regions in which total sodium concentrations are increased in cognitively impaired patients with MS compared to patients with normal cognition
The article by Maarouf et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
MISSION STATEMENT/PROGRAM OBJECTIVES
After evaluating a specific article published in Neurology, participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of clinical medicine. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.
AMA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
James WM Owens Jr. MD, PhD receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology. Adam Kelly, MD, has served as a guest editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.
This CME program receives no commercial support.