Neurology: Volume 94, Number 13, March 31, 2020 Exam #1 - Detection of subtle gait disturbance and future fall risk in early multiple sclerosis
About this course
- Released: 03/31/2020
- Expires: 03/31/2023
DETECTION OF SUBTLE GAIT DISTURBANCE AND FUTURE FALL RISK IN EARLY MULTIPLE SCLEROSISUpon completion of the article by Brandstadter et al, the participant should be able to:
- State the proportion of patients with early multiple sclerosis (MS) in this study who, despite low disability scores and normal gait speed, reported at least mild subjective gait dysfunction
- Describe which baseline measures of gait and balance function were most predictive of fall risk over the subsequent year in this study of patients with early MS
- Discuss the relationship between MS disease burden on MRI and patient performance on various tests of gait and balance function, including subjective gait function, found in this study
CORE COMPETENCIES:The article by Brandstadter et al covers the following core competency:
- Medical Knowledge
AUTHOR DISCLOSURES:Refer to listing above the references in each article.
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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.