Category Archives: Guest Post

Neurosurgeons and the Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia

Joshua M. Rosenow, MD, FAANS, FACS Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Chicago, IL Trigeminal neuralgia (TN), also known as tic douloureux, sometimes is described as the most excruciating pain known to humanity. The pain typically … Continue reading

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Global Pain Initiative: Changing the Way People with Pain are Treated

Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University New York, NY Pain management in American is currently undergoing a renovation. In the early 2000s, it became apparent that undertreated chronic pain was a huge health care problem. … Continue reading

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The Nation’s Opioid Epidemic — Continued Advocacy Needed to Turn the Tide

Guest Post from Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA Chair, AMA Opioid Task Force Atlanta, GA It is a basic tenet of physician leadership that we run toward an emergency. We evaluate the situation, make an initial diagnosis, and pursue interventions … Continue reading

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