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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 28, Number 1, 2019

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Mastery of New Skills: The Science of Practicing Well

Mastery of New Skills: The Science of Practicing Well

Robert D. Ecker, MD, FAANS; Jeffrey E. Florman, MD, FAANS | Features

Even after completion of residency new technical skills must constantly be acquired if a neurosurgeon is to practice good medicine. Malcolm Gladwell’s 2008 book Outliers popularized the notion that 10,000 hours of deliberate practice are …

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The Science of Practice: Neurotrauma Review

The Science of Practice: Neurotrauma Review

Nathan Schoen, MD, MPH; M. Ross Bullock, MD, PhD; Howard Levene, MD, PhD, FAANS | Features

The Egyptians in 2500 BC described spinal cord injury (SCI) as untreatable in the Edwin Smith Surgical Papyrus. For the next 4.5 millennia, the conventional wisdom did not change. It was not until luminaries like …

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Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Department Chair Opinions on Banning Contact Sports

Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Department Chair Opinions on Banning Contact Sports

Je Yeong Sone, BA; Abdullah Bin Zahid, MD; Mohit Uppal; Vikalpa Dammavalam; Cedric Williams, MSW; Kristina Techar, BS; David E. Tupper, PhD; Paul Ort, MD; Christina L. Master, MD; William P. Meehan III, MD; Uzma Samadani, MD, PhD, FAANS, MD, PhD, FAANS | Features

Parents, physicians and the general public have increasingly expressed concerns about traumatic brain injury (TBI) and concussion in youth contact sports. The decrease in youth sports participation could be a reflection of this issue.2 Youth …

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The Era of Neurosurgery in Nepal

The Era of Neurosurgery in Nepal

Prakash Kafle, MS, MCh; Bipin Chaurasia, MBBS | Inside Neurosurgeon | AANS International

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.                                              …

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