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Sep 19, 2016

1) Influence of sodium consumption and associated knowledge on post-stroke hypertension in Uganda2) e-Pearl topic: Transient cerebral arteriopathy3) Topic of the month: Neurologic prognosis following cardiac arrestThis podcast for the Neurology Journal begins and closes with Dr. Robert Gross, Editor-in-Chief, briefly discussing highlighted articles from the print issue of Neurology. In the second segment Dr. Justin Sattin interviews Dr. Larry Goldstein about his paper on the influence of sodium consumption and its associated knowledge on post-stroke patients with and without a history of hypertension in Uganda. Dr. Adam Numis is reading our e-Pearl of the week about transient cerebral arteriopathy. In the next part of the podcast Dr. Andy Schomer continues his interview with Dr. Eelco Wijdicks about the ancillary testing that is done in patients with cardiac arrest.DISCLOSURES: Dr. Goldstein serves as an editorial board member of Neurology®, Emergency Medicine, Cardiology Today and Stroke; serves as an Associate Editor for Cerebrovascular Diseases; serves on the scientific advisory board for Daichi Sanyo, Merz, Roche and Pfizer Inc; is a consultant for Artemida, Nestle and Stroke Hospitalization in Elderly with Medicare; receives honoraria from serving on the scientific advisory board of Pfizer Inc; receives royalties from the publication of the books: Screening for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis, Use and Utility of Stroke Scales and Grading Sysytems and Henry Stewart Talks, Secondary Stroke Prevention; receives research support from Stroke Hospitalization in Elderly with Medicare and the NIH.Dr. Numis serves on the editorial team for the Neurology® Resident and Fellow Section. Dr. Wijdicks receives royalties from the publication of several books.