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CNS Publishes New Concussion Guidelines

By CNS Spotlight, Concussion, Cross Post, GuidelinesNo Comments

Published online in Neurosurgery, the official journal of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), in August, the “Concussion Guidelines Step 2: Evidence for Subtype Classification,” provides support for re-thinking the way we diagnose concussion.

Angela K. Lumba-Brown, MD, co-director of the Stanford Brain Performance Center, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Stanford University, and co-author of the guideline, states that because concussion symptoms may vary greatly from person to person, early subtyping can direct strategies for recovery.

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AANS and CNS Unveil 2014 Legislative Agenda

By Access to Care, Antitrust, Coding and Reimbursement, Congress, Emergency Care, Fraud and Abuse, GME, Guidelines, Health, Healthcare Costs, HIT, IPAB, Medicaid, Medical Innovation, Medical Liability, Medical Research, Medicare, Patient Safety, Quality Improvement, SGR, Workforce ShortageNo Comments
Earlier this year, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) released its 2014 legislative agenda, which includes action items such as abolishing the...
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