Tag Archives: neurosurgeons

Cross Post – Efforts to Curb Opioid Misuse Must Preserve Patient Access to Medically-necessary Opioids

For today’s post, we wanted to highlight an opinion piece published by The Hill featuring neurosurgery’s own Robert F. Heary, MD, FAANS, professor of neurological surgery at the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, and chair of the AANS/CNS Committee on … Continue reading

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The Rush to Limit Opioid Prescribing

Christopher J. Winfree, MD, FAANS Department of Neurological Surgery, Columbia University New York, NY Ever since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed in 2010, there has been increased attention paid to the use of opioids to treat chronic pain … Continue reading

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AANS Neurosurgeon Spotlight: September 2017 – The Enemy of Human Happiness: Pain

AANS Neurosurgeon is the official socioeconomic publication of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and features information and analysis for contemporary neurosurgical practice. Topics covered relate to legislation, workforce issues and practice management as they affect the specialty of … Continue reading

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