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Jan 29, 2018

1. Featured Article: Racial disparities in refusal of stroke thrombolysis in Chicago2. Lesson of the Week: Emergency management of migraineThis podcast begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the January 30, 2018, issue of Neurology. In the first segment, Dr. Jennifer Majersik talks with Dr. Scott Mendelson about his paper on differences in tPA refusal in black vs non-black patients with acute ischemic stroke. In the second part of the podcast, Dr. Teshamae Monteith focuses her Lesson of the Week interview with Dr. Benjamin Friedman on IV prochlorperazine plus diphenhydramine vs IV hydromorphone for emergency migraine treatment.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Majersik serves on the editorial board for Neurology; receives research support from National Institutes of Health (grant U10 NS086606); and served as an expert witness for FAVROS, LCC. Dr. Mendelson has received travel honoraria from Medtronic; has received research support from University of Chicago and Institute of Medicine of Chicago. Dr. Monteith serves as an editorial advisory board member for Neurology Now and receives research support from the NIH. Dr. Friedman reports no disclosures.