Neurology: Volume 92, Number 21, May 21, 2019 Exam #1 - Hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis associated with the use of lamotrigine
About this course
- Released: 05/21/2019
- Expires: 05/21/2022
HEMOPHAGOCYTIC LYMPHOHISTIOCYTOSIS ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF LAMOTRIGINE
Upon completion of the article by Kim et al, the participant should be able to:
- Identify common signs and symptoms observed in patients who develop hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) in the context of lamotrigine use observed in this study
- Describe how concomitant medication use, specifically medications that increase or decrease the concentration of lamotrigine, impact the risk of developing HLH according to this study
- Discuss the temporal association between the timing of lamotrigine exposure and the development of HLH seen in this study
The article by Kim 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.