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BrainWaves: A Neurology Podcast

Dec 31, 2020

Happy New Year, and good riddance 2020! Hopefully there is more that you will take away from the past 12 months other than your personal experience with the coronavirus pandemic. Whether you lost a job, a loved one, or an invaluable life experience, I think we can all say BRING ON 2021! So let's welcome the new year...


Dec 17, 2020

I shouldn’t have to tell you that traumatic brain injury is a major cause of morbidity and mortality. I shouldn’t have to. But I will. And it is. In severe cases of head injury, there can be delayed and irreversible deterioration in the nervous system for which there is no treatment and the prognosis is grim. This...


Dec 3, 2020

COVID-19 is more than just a threat to your physical health. Even if you are never infected, you may not be free of it. In today's program, we take lessons from prior pandemics and consider the sociocultural effects of a global infectious disease.

Be advised, this one is of the "sentimental" variety.

Produced by James...


Nov 19, 2020

The mental status exam is a keystone of the neurologic assessment. Dr. Andrea Casher (Cooper University Hospital) builds upon this metaphor in our program this week. Making a special appearance is US President Donald Trump, who underwent a mental status exam and recounts his experience.

Produced by James E. Siegler and...


Oct 29, 2020

October 29 is World Stroke Day! Might as well know how it is best treated.

This week, Jim Siegler revisits a 2017 episode on the differences between two of the most commonly prescribed post-stroke treatments, with some key updates, recent trial results, and practice-changing paradigms.

Produced by James E. Siegler....