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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

May 11, 2017

Distinguishing aphasia from delirium can be INCREDIBLY difficult in the hospital setting, and a missed diagnosis of aphasia can prove disastrous for patients. In this episode, I get a little help from Johnny Depp (yes, that Johnny Depp) in order to illustrate the major differences between these two disease...


Sep 1, 2016

A relatively recent discovery in the history of neurology, autoimmune and paraneoplastic encephalitides encompass a wide spectrum of immunologic phenomena that affect the nervous system. In this episode, which focuses on limbic encephalitis, Dr. Ramani Balu outlines his experience with these unusual...


Jun 29, 2016

When the heart stops working, the brain stops working. But if the brain stops working, does the heart shut down? In this episode, Dr. David Manly (Duke Cardiology) discusses the pathogenesis and management of the reversible syndromes of neurogenic stress cardiomyopathy.

Produced by James E. Siegler. Music by Lee...


May 5, 2016

Quick tutorial to help you navigate through the causes of foot drop. Check it out! BrainWaves podcasts and online content are intended for medical education only and should not be used to guide medical decision making in routine clinical practice. Any cases discussed in this episode are fictional and do not contain...