Dr. Amir Shokrae Talks with Dr. Larry Santora

Peripheral neuropathy is an uncomfortable burning or numbing sensation in the feet and legs. The most common causes? First is diabetes, and the second is alcohol consumption. Neurologist Amir Shokrae, M.D., explains the causes and symptoms and demonstrates the instruments used for detection of this painful condition. 

Shokrae is joined by Larry Santora, M.D., medical director of the Orange County Heart Institute and host of "Health Matters with Dr. Larry Santora" television series, which airs weekly on PBS OC. Visit www.drsantora.com.

Produced by Chapman University's Panther Productions, "Health Matters with Dr. Larry Santora" is sponsored by St. Joseph Health, St. Joseph Hospital, Biotronik, Churm Media, The Widdicombe Family, Medtronic, Weaver Health Solutions and Abbott Vascular.


Dr. Dauben develops Apps

Dr. Dauben has developed a number of computer applications for use in neurological and general practice, including recent iPhone applications NIN Stroke Scale Scorer, NIHSS_Esp (NIHSS Scorer in Spanish), and Hospital Rounds. 

NIH Stroke Scale Scorer Application Description:

Category:  Healthcare & Fitness. Released:  October 31, 2008.                

Seller:  Richard Dauben and programmed by a neurologist for use by neurologists, ã2008 Pavilion Neurology emergency room physicians, nurses, and other medicalVersion 1.0personel involved in evaluating stroke patients.  Its intuitive0.8 MB interface makes it easy, quick, and convenient to obtain an accurate score for use in making treatment decisions.  The screen shots below show representative views of the user interface.  Tapping on a picture will make any following pictures display.  Pages can be changed in either direction by either scrolling or using the Page Control.  The final page shows a summary of the test results.  Instructions are  provided for each subtest to explain details of the testing.