Tag Archives: Opioid abuse

Spotlight on Pain: Neurosurgeon’s Pivotal Contributions

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York “The greatest evil is physical pain.” – Saint Augustine “The aim of … Continue reading

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Drug and Opioid Abuse Prevention: An Update for Neurosurgeons

Benjamin M. Zussman, MD Neurosurgery Resident, UPMC Council of State Neurosurgical Societies, State and Regional Advocacy Committee As a junior neurosurgery resident, I have already cared for too many patients whose lives have been destroyed by drug abuse. Consider the … Continue reading

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Cross Post about the Opioid Crisis — Now Comes the Hard part: Turning National Attention into Action

From time to time on Neurosurgery Blog you will see us cross-posting or linking to pieces from other places when we believe they really hit the mark on an issue. Today’s post originally appeared in the American Medical Association’s AMA … Continue reading

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