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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 26, Number 2, 2017

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Interview With Clarence B. Watridge, MD, FAANS(L)

Interview With Clarence B. Watridge, MD, FAANS(L)

Adam S. Arthur, MD, MPH, FAANS | Face-Time

"There is no sadder picture than the professor who has outgrown his usefulness, and, the only one unconscious of the fact, insists with a praiseworthy zeal, upon performance of duties for which the circumstances of …

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Neurosurgery in the Age of Instagram

Neurosurgery in the Age of Instagram

Kathryn Ko, MD, MFA, FAANS | The Neurosurgeon's Studio

In 1993, Digital Imaging and Communication in Medicine (DICOM) replaced radiographic film and positioned medicine at the forefront of digital technology. Neurosurgeons quickly evolved from analog to digital practitioners using radiology piped directly into the …

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Patient Safety in Neurosurgery - An Evolving Goal

Patient Safety in Neurosurgery - An Evolving Goal

Kristopher Kimmell, MD; Brad E. Zacharia, MD, MS | Patient Safety

A Rich Heritage The specialty of neurosurgery has a long history of maintaining high standards of patient care and safety. Dr. Harvey Cushing was a pioneer in patient care and safety. Among his achievements was …

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A Hairy Problem

A Hairy Problem

Stanley W. Fronczak, MD, JD, FAANS, | Medicolegal

Medical malpractice law evolves from legal principles and jurisprudence present in the mid-19th century. Originally,  malpractice cases were brought under contract law theory. In such a contract dispute, the plaintiff was said to have employed …

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Start, Finish, Evolution

Start, Finish, Evolution

Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FAANS | Editorial License

In January 2017, I had the distinct pleasure and challenge of completing a strenuous hike through the wilds of Patagonia. The hikes totaled more than 100 miles over two weeks through unrivaled and other-worldly scenery. …

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Calendar/Courses

15th Annual WCIRDC California
Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2017; Universal City, Calif.

Miami Brain Symposium
Dec. 1, 2017; Coral Gables, FL

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