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- Healthcare is a central to our daily lives and policymakers in Washington, DC have an enormous influence and control over this vital aspect of society. Yet despite this, most people cannot see what goes on behind the scenes of health policy circles in our Nation’s capital. The mission of Neurosurgery Blog is to investigate and report on how healthcare policy affects patients, physicians and medical practice and to illustrate that the art and science of neurosurgery encompasses much more than brain surgery.
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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
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