Neurology: Volume 93, Number 2, July 2, 2019 Exam #2 - Natural course of scoliosis and lifetime risk of scoliosis surgery in spinal muscular atrophy
About this course
- Released: 7/9/2019
- Expires: 7/9/2022
NATURAL COURSE OF SCOLIOSIS AND LIFETIME RISK OF SCOLIOSIS SURGERY IN SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY
Upon completion of the article by Wijngaarde et al, the participant should be able to:
- State the approximate percentage of patients with different types of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in this study who had scoliosis surgery performed
- Discuss clinical factors associated with an increased lifetime risk of scoliosis surgery for patients with SMA type 3a
- state the most common reason for scoliosis surgery
The article by Wijngaarde 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.