Category Archives: Emergency Care

AANS and CNS Release 2017 Legislative and Regulatory Agenda

On February 14, 2017 the AANS and CNS released their 2017 legislative and regulatory agenda, which includes action items such as improving the health care delivery system, abolishing the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), expanding support for graduate medical education, … Continue reading

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Pediatric Trauma: Number One Killer of Children in the United States

Guest post from Representative Richard Hudson (R-N.C.) Member, House Energy and Commerce Committee and Co-Chair of the Pediatric Trauma Caucus Pediatric trauma is the number one killer of children in the United States. One person dies from an injury every … Continue reading

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ThinkFirst About Concussion

Debby Gerhardstein, RN, BSN, MA (left) Executive Director ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation Naperville, Illinois Mark A. Spatola, MD, FAANS (right) Chairman, ThinkFirst Board of Directors Orange Park Neurosurgery Orange Park, Florida Over the years, the topic of concussion has … Continue reading

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