Tag Archives: Institute of Medicine

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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Neurosurgery Putting Patient Safety First

Guest post written on behalf of The CSNS Patient Safety Ad Hoc Committee Abdul-Kareem Ahmed (left) Medical Student at Brown University Providence, Rhode Island Kristopher T. Kimmell, MD (right) Neurosurgical Resident, University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, NY Since neurosurgical … Continue reading

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Trauma Legislation Passed by House Committee

There are significant gaps in our trauma and emergency healthcare delivery systems, and trauma is the leading killer of Americans under the age of 44. Over the years, the AANS and CNS have worked tirelessly to urge Congress to provide … Continue reading

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