Cross Post – Efforts to Curb Opioid Misuse Must Preserve Patient Access to Medically-necessary Opioids

 Robert F. Heary, MD

Robert F. Heary, MD

For today’s post, we wanted to highlight an opinion piece published by The Hill featuring neurosurgery’s own Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS, professor of neurological surgery at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and chair of the AANS/CNS Committee on Drugs and Devices. The article, “Efforts to Curb Opioid Misuse Must Preserve Patient Access to Medically-necessary Opioids,” addresses several key points related to opioid misuse and offers a few recommendations to help tackle the opioid crisis. Click here, to read Dr. Heary’s op-ed.

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