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Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection: Advancing Care, Changing Lives

Kowdley, Culpepper, Te, Wang

11/28/2012  
  Public health surveillance and immunization have greatly reduced infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV). Still, chronic HBV infection constitutes a public health problem and many clinical gaps exist in the delivery of preventive and therapeutic services to adults who are chronically infected with HB...

Live and On Demand

Work and Wakefulness: Promoting Guideline-Based Care for Shift Work Disorder

Doghramji, Zee

4/12/2013  
  Roughly one in five workers in the United States does some form of shift work—a term that includes a broad array of nonstandard work schedules including permanent night shift work, rotating shifts, occasional on-call overnight duty, and even schedules that demand an early awakening from nocturnal sl...

Chart Review

Bipolar Depression - Differential Diagnosis in the Community

Nemeroff, Calabrese

4/24/2013  
  More than one in five primary care patients with depression have bipolar disorder, a recurrent and sometimes chronic illness involving episodes of depression and mania or hypomania. The most frequent presentation is depression; mania, as a presentation, is much less frequently encountered in physici...

Chart Review

Delivering Patient-Focused Care for Testosterone Deficiency

Carson, Miner

6/13/2013  
  Testosterone deficiency (TD) affects approximately 30% of men aged 40 – 79 years. The disorder and use of testosterone (T) repletion to treat it have largely has been largely thought of in terms of the sexual ramifications; however, there are critical implications for low T’s role in broader men's h...

Chart Review

Bipolar Depression - Clinical Management in the Community

Nemeroff, Frye

6/26/2013  
  An accurate diagnosis is, of course, the first step in making treatment decisions. Treatment choices in psychiatry are rarely straightforward, and bipolar depression is no exception to this general rule. Further, the number of FDA-approved medications for bipolar mania has tripled over the past deca...

Journal Club

RLS for RLS: Resources, Learnings, and Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Restless Legs Syndrome

McCall, Ondo

7/10/2013  
  When appropriately treated, patients with restless legs syndrome (RLS) can experience good benefits of therapy, leading to improved quality of life. However, evidence suggests that RLS remains underdiagnosed and undertreated in routine clinical practice. Undertreatment of RLS has negative effects on...

Webcast

Gaining Ground in Men's Genitourinary Health: Maximizing Outcomes for Patients with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Erectile Dysfunction

Rosenberg

8/23/2013  
  Prostate enlargement, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a common disease in men with initial development usually occurring after 40 years of age. At the age of 60, its prevalence is greater than 50% and by age 85 is as high as 90%.1 Where the prostate enlarges, often lower urinary...

Webcast

Major Depressive Disorder and Treating to Remission

Kalin, Nemeroff

12/4/2013  
  After the initiation of antidepressant monotherapy, the importance of consistently and carefully monitoring patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) cannot be overemphasized. Most clinicians would agree that there is a clinical urgency to identify partial responders and nonresponders. Having a...

Webcast

Identification and Management of Bipolar Depression

Nemeroff, Hirschfeld

12/4/2013  
  Bipolar disorder (BPD) is a mood disorder characterized by alternating periods of depression and mania/hypomania or mixed states. Patients with BPD spend the majority of time in depressed states, so bipolar depression is, far and away, the more common presentation of bipolar disorders that psychiatr...

Live Symposium

Translating Algorithms to Clinical Practice in the Management of Patients With Chronic Pain: Focus on Intrathecal Delivery

Caraway, Grigsby

12/7/2013  
  Optimal pain management is a national health care priority, and the use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain is safer and more effective than ever before. However, for many patients with severe and intractable chronic pain, oral opioid therapy is not enough; other options...

Webcast

Translating Algorithms to Clinical Practice in the Management of Patients With Chronic Pain: Focus on Intrathecal Delivery

Live Webstream from the Symposium at the NANS 17th Annual Meeting

Caraway, Grigsby

12/7/2013  
  Optimal pain management is a national health care priority, and the use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain is safer and more effective than ever before. However, for many patients with severe and intractable chronic pain, oral opioid therapy is not enough; other options...

Webcast

Insights into Narcolepsy

McCall, Roth

12/9/2013  
  “[I wish] that more people would understand that I have a biological condition that requires medical treatment and stop giving me advice to try different diets, alternative remedies, and what-have-you.” - Clea H.

This statement from a patient with narcolepsy is a plea for legitimac...

Webcast

The 6th Annual Chair Summit Network: An Educational Connectome, Part Two

Kennedy

12/17/2013  
  Chair Summit offers a uniquely powerful learning opportunity, where clinicians become involved and engaged in every session. The renowned faculty members are Department Chairpersons and experts in psychiatry, neurology, pain, and sleep. The opportunity to interact with the very opinion leaders who a...

Webcast

The Interplay Between Sleep and Bipolar Disorder

McCall, Roth

12/24/2013  
  The importance of sleep in the treatment of chronic mood disorders is not a new concept. Nearly a century ago, Kraepelin, one of the founders of modern scientific psychiatry, wrote: “The attacks of manic-depressive insanity are invariably accompanied by all kinds of bodily changes. By far the mos...

Webcast

Translating Algorithms to Clinical Practice in the Management of Patients with Chronic Pain: Focus on Intrathecal Delivery

Caraway, Grigsby

1/14/2014  
  Optimal pain management is a national health care priority, and the use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain is safer and more effective than ever before. However, for many patients with severe and intractable chronic pain, oral opioid therapy is not enough; other options...

Live Symposium

Strategies for Success in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway, McDowell

3/7/2014  
  Optimal pain management is a national healthcare priority and we have come a long way in improving the safe and effective use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain. However, for many patients with chronic pain that is severe and intractable, oral opioid therapy is not enoug...

Live Symposium

Late-Life Depression: More Than a Mood Disorder

Nelson, Steffens

3/15/2014  
  Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the most prevalent mental health condition and late-life depression is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and a tendency towards chronicity.(1) Depression in a geriatric population presents a unique set of challenges to the treating clinician. MDD...

Live Symposium

Neurocognitive Disorders, the DSM-5, and Informed Treatment Choices

Grossberg, McCall

3/16/2014  
  Changes to the DSM-5 have modified the language used in evidence-based diagnostic criteria for dementia(1) and education for clinicians can accelerate both the adoption of this new language and how to apply these revisions to clinical practice.(1) The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Nat...

Webcast

Strategies for Success in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway, McDowell

4/30/2014  
  Optimal pain management is a national healthcare priority and we have come a long way in improving the safe and effective use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain. However, for many patients with chronic pain that is severe and intractable, oral opioid therapy is not enoug...

Webcast

Neurocognitive Disorders, the DSM-5, and Informed Treatment Choices

Grossberg, McCall

5/6/2014  
  Changes to the DSM-5 have modified the language used in evidence-based diagnostic criteria for dementia(1) and education for clinicians can accelerate both the adoption of this new language and how to apply these revisions to clinical practice.(1) The National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Nat...

Webcast

Late-Life Depression: More Than a Mood Disorder

Nelson, Steffens

5/6/2014  
  Major depressive disorder (MDD) is the most prevalent mental health condition and late-life depression is associated with significant morbidity and mortality and a tendency towards chronicity.(1) Depression in a geriatric population presents a unique set of challenges to the treating clinician. MDD...

Monograph

New Insights Into Sleep-Wake System Neurobiology and Pathophysiology of Insomnia

Krystal, Doghramji, Roth, Scammel

5/16/2014  
  Insomnia can affect many aspects of an individual’s life: impairing concentration and memory, increasing the risk of incident depression or recurrence of a depressive episode, diminishing a patient’s ability to enjoy family and social relationships, and increasing the risks of falls and motor vehicl...

Live Symposium

Successful Strategies in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway

5/17/2014  
  Physicians who treat patients with chronic pain find themselves in a dilemma: offering adequate care for their patients that may include prescribing opioids that have the potential to be misused or diverted. Over 50% of individuals with chronic pain state that their pain is not well controlled or th...

Live Symposium

Optimizing Care for the Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

McVary, Carson, Kaplan, Staskin

5/17/2014  
  Prostate enlargement, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is an important men’s health condition. Over eight million men (above the age of 50) in the United States alone are undergoing treatment for BPH, but many more have the condition. BPH shows increasing incidence and prevalence with age, aff...

Live Symposium

Questions and Answers from the Symposium Strategies for Success in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway

5/20/2014  
  Optimal pain management is a national health care priority, and this field of medicine has come a long way in improving the safe and effective use of opioid therapy for patients with both acute and chronic pain. For many patients with severe and intractable chronic pain, oral opioid therapy is not e...

Medical Simulation

Clinical Decision Making in Action: A Medical Student With Bipolar Disorder

Buysse

5/23/2014  
  Enter Exam Room #2 and find Madeline, a 27-year-old medical student with a personal and positive family history of bipolar disorder. She has been functioning well and adhering to her treatment regimen of medication and cognitive behavioral therapy. She shares her news of a match to an anesthesiology...

Webcast

Optimizing Care For the Management of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

McVary, Carson, Kaplan, Staskin

6/30/2014  
  Prostate enlargement, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is an important men’s health condition. Over eight million men (above the age of 50) in the United States alone are undergoing treatment for BPH, but many more have the condition. BPH shows increasing incidence and prevalence with age, aff...

Medical Simulation

Navigating the Challenges of Clinical Diagnosis and Management of a Movement Disorder

Comella

7/21/2014  
  How will you evaluate and treat a 50-year-old woman with non-specific complaints of depression, shoulder pain, slight tremor, and stiffness?

The neuroscienceCME clinical simulation platform offers a challenging learning environment where your choices determine your path and the patient’s...

Live Symposium

Taking the Long View in Improving Adherence to Immunosuppressant Therapy in Transplant Recipients

Vincenti, Danovitch, Goral, Hricik

7/30/2014  
  Kidney transplant recipients live an average of 10 to 15 years longer than patients on dialysis.1 Short-term survival rates of transplanted kidneys are quite good, and approximately 95% are functioning well one year after surgery.(1) Although short-term prognoses have improved considerably in recent...

Monograph

Targeting Neurotransmitters for the Management of Insomnia

Krystal, Doghramji, Roth, Scammel

10/17/2014  
  Insomnia can affect many aspects of an individual’s life: impairing concentration and memory, increasing the risk of incident depression or recurrence of a depressive episode, diminishing a patient’s ability to enjoy family and social relationships, and increasing the risks of falls and motor vehicl...

Live Symposium

Successful Strategies in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway

10/25/2014  
  Physicians who treat patients with chronic pain find themselves in a dilemma: offering adequate care for their patients that may include prescribing opioids that have the potential to be misused or diverted. Over 50% of individuals with chronic pain state that their pain is not well controlled or th...

Live Symposium

The Challenges of Bipolar Depression

Nemeroff, Calabrese

11/3/2014  
  Depression is the most common clinical presentation of bipolar disorder (BPD) and often challenges clinicians with a more complex approach to treatment than unipolar depression. Unlike the options available for the treatment of other psychiatric disorders, there are only three FDA-approved treatment...

Live Symposium

The Challenges of Early Intervention in Alzheimer's Disease

Nemeroff, Kumar

11/4/2014  
  The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias continue to grow as the U.S. population ages, and the number of individuals 65 and older continues to increase. The pathophysiological process of AD begins many years before clinically obvious symptoms appear. In addition, the concept of a presympt...

Live Symposium

Perspectives in Major Depressive Disorder

Steffens, Nemeroff

11/5/2014  
  Major depressive disorder (MDD) is now the second leading cause of disability worldwide and a major contributor to the health care burden, new data indicate.1 Establishing an effective treatment remains an outstanding need: up to 70% of patients with MDD do not reach remission with an ade...

Live Symposium

Managing the Complex Patient with Chronic Pain for the Non-Pain Specialist

Nemeroff, Caraway

11/6/2014  
  According to Phillip Pizzo, MD, of Stanford University School of Medicine, “clinicians’ limited understanding of pain remains a major barrier to effective pain management.”1 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that one in four adults in the United States said that...

Live Symposium

Successful Strategies in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway

11/8/2014  
  Physicians who treat patients with chronic pain find themselves in a dilemma: offering adequate care for their patients that may include prescribing opioids that have the potential to be misused or diverted. Over 50% of individuals with chronic pain state that their pain is not well controlled or th...

Journal Club

Hepatitis B Virus Reading Room

Kowdley, Han

11/20/2014  
  Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a serious liver disease that has infected 400 million people worldwide . Many clinicians are failing to identify and screen those at high risk for HBV infection who need the vaccine or appropriately selecting patients who may benefit from treatment or uti...

Journal Club

Expert Interview: Strategies in Intrathecal Pain Management

Caraway

11/21/2014  
  Physicians who treat patients with chronic pain find themselves in a dilemma: offering adequate care for their patients that may include prescribing opioids that have the potential to be misused or diverted. Over 50% of individuals with chronic pain state that their pain is not well controlled or th...

Live Symposium

A Patient-Centered Approach to Achieve Remission in Ulcerative Colitis

Abreu, Cross

Premieres
12/6/2014
 
  Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic condition that generally results in a long-term illness with high indirect costs to the patient and to society. The treatment paradigm in UC is evolving to a long-term approach in which both symptom relief and mucosal healing are the goals. As science advances an...

Live Symposium

The Art and Science of Intrathecal Pain Management

McDowell, Saulino

Premieres
12/13/2014
 
  Intrathecal (IT) therapy has become an increasingly accepted alternative to standard medical management for patients with moderate-to-severe intractable pain. Suitable patient and treatment selections are imperative for achieving optimum outcome.1 However, even in the right patient, the r...

Live and On Demand

Bipolar Depression Case Series: The Art and Science of Clinical Management

Nemeroff, Ketter, Rasgon

Premieres
12/15/2014
 
  Bipolar disorder is one of the world’s 10 most disabling conditions, taking away years of healthy functioning from individuals who have the illness. According to Judd and colleagues, individuals with bipolar disorder spend most of their time in a symptomatic, depressed phase. In fact, a significantl...

Live and On Demand

Remission in MDD: What Does the Future Hold for Clinicians and Patients?

Nemeroff, McIntyre, Thase

Premieres
1/7/2015
 
  Although many antidepressants are available to treat major depressive disorder (MDD), as many as 70% of patients diagnosed with MDD do not reach remission even after receiving an adequate course of treatment.1 Remission is currently being redefined. The outcome measure that is generally r...
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