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Practical Neurology linked to the curriculum: an online resource
  1. Dilraj Sokhi1⇑,
  2. Alice Brockington2,
  3. Christine Lo2,3
  1. 1 Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya
  2. 2 Department of Neurology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, UK
  3. 3 Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Dilraj Sokhi, Room 601, East Tower Block, Aga Khan University Hospital, Third Avenue Parklands, P.O.Box 30270–00100 GPO, Nairobi, Kenya; Dilraj.Sokhi{at}

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Navigating the online galaxy for up-to-date evidence-based knowledge in clinical neurology can be a challenge. Practical Neurology is a noted and popular online clinical resource,1 which according to its website is "…practical in the sense of being useful for everyone who sees neurological patients and who want to keep up to date, and safe, in managing them." As UK-based neurology trainees, we have been fortunate to have automatic access to Practical Neurology during our training. We found that the articles adequately covered most elements in our syllabus and were ideal reference material for our department. This accords with the recent readership survey: for almost 80% of readers, the journal impacts positively on their clinical work, contains reliable information and reflects real-life clinical neurology practice.2 Therein lay an opportunity to address the challenge of how to navigate online resources for high-standard reference material: that is, by using Practical Neurology as a standard knowledge base.

We set about arranging all the articles from the …

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  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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