Tag Archives: American Medical Association

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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AMA Honors Katie O. Orrico with Lifetime Achievement Award

From time to time you will see us promote items on Neurosurgery Blog in order to spotlight some great things which are born out of the many individuals who work on behalf of organized neurosurgery. For our post today we … Continue reading

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Cross Post – Using Neurosurgical Solutions to Manage Chronic Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments patients with chronic pain face. For some, a neurosurgical approach can offer much relief and may be an alternative to long-term opioid therapy. Today’s post originally appeared in the AMA Wire, … Continue reading

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