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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 24, Number 3, 2015

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From Physician to Patient (and Back Again)

From Physician to Patient (and Back Again)

Margaret Wacker, MD, FAANS | Features

Most of us will experience becoming a patient at some point in our lives. Only a few miss out due to sudden death. For some, being a patient is unnerving, as it is clear evidence …

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Marlene Rudy Linz | Features

Let me start with the basic facts, also known as The Bad. I have HER2-positive breast cancer, which arrived in June 2011.The Bad Six months later, after having a mastectomy, chemotherapy, radiation and everything …

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You Look Great!

You Look Great!

Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS | Departments | Editorial License

A senior resident of mine used to comment that after surgery, patients are either, “coming along, holding their own or zero delta.” This tongue-in-cheek formulation may be useful, simplified shorthand for residents on a busy …

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PQRS: Mayfield Clinic's Experience

PQRS: Mayfield Clinic's Experience

Candice C. Young | Departments | Practice Management

The Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) is an important component of each neurosurgeon's practice. Successful participation should be the objective of each practicing neurosurgeon in the U.S. This article briefly describes the PQRS program and …

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Neurosurgical Fellowships: Changing Lives Abroad

Neurosurgical Fellowships: Changing Lives Abroad

Jillian R. Bernas, MPP, MEd | Inside Neurosurgeon | AANS International

There are about 9,500 air miles between Seattle and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. If you are lucky to find a direct flight, you will be in the air more than 18 hours. About the same …

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Calendar/Courses

Microsurgery Course Zurich
March 29-April 1, 2017; Zurich, Switzerland

12th World Congress on Brain Injury
March 29-April 1, 2017; New Orleans

2017 National Neuroscience Review
March 31-April 1, 2017; National Harbor, Md.

Brain & Brain PET 2017
April 1-4, 2017; Berlin, Germany

Neurosurgical Society of America Annual Meeting 2017
April 2-5, 2017; Jacksonville, Fla.

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