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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.
Tag Archives: Concussion
Guest post written on behalf of the neurosurgery members of the CDC Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Guideline Workgroup Michael S. Turner, MD, FAANS; Shelly D. Timmons, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS; Edward C. Benzel, MD, FAANS; Ann-Christine Duhaime, MD, FAANS; … Continue reading
Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS Rockswold Kaplan Endowed Chair, Hennepin County Medical Center Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN Concussions are a problem. Everyone agrees on that. But it is rather less apparent how to define … Continue reading
Odette A. Harris MD, MPH, FAANS Department of Neurosurgery Stanford University Medical Center Director, Defense Veterans Brain Injury Center Stanford, CA Advancement of medical knowledge has often occurred during and after wars. For neurosurgery, the Civil War brought an understanding … Continue reading