Tag Archives: Neurosurgery

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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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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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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