Episode 8: Adapting Neurologic Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 20, 2020
Matt Hoffman
Matt Hoffman

Matt Hoffman, Senior Editor for NeurologyLive, has covered medical news for MJH Life Sciences, NeurologyLive’s parent company, since 2017. He hosts the NeurologyLive Mind Moments podcast, as well as Second Opinion on Medical World News. Follow him on Twitter @byMattHoffman or email him at mhoffman@neurologylive.com

"Mind Moments," a podcast from NeurologyLive, brings you exclusive interviews with Barry A. Singer, MD, and Nina Riggins, MD, PhD.

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The Mind Moments podcast features exclusive interviews with leaders in the field discussing the latest research and disease management strategies across the breadth of neurology, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disease, dementia, sleep disorders, and more.

This special episode of the Mind Moments Podcast is focused on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The spread of the novel virus has resulted in an upheaval of daily life both inside and outside of the clinic. We are learning more everyday about the risks for patients with neurological disorders, especially those who receive treatment with therapies that act on the immune system, and the significant adjustments required to keep clinical care running smoothly during this time.

Episode 8, "Adapting Neurologic Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic" features interviews with Barry Singer, MD, Director of the MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis, who is actively making adjustments to his patients treatment regimens to help reduce their risk in the face of the novel coronavirus, as well as Nina Riggins, MD, PhD, a headache specialist at the University of California, San Francisco, who, in response to the spread of COVID-19, has taken her practice online via telemedicine. Riggins offers her insights on the transition to telemedicine visits, as well as specific treatment considerations for patients with headache disorders.

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