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AANS Neurosurgeon | Volume 24, Number 3, 2015

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Patient Story: Josh and Jessica Gebhardt

Patient Story: Josh and Jessica Gebhardt

Jason L. Schroeder, MD, FAANS | Features

Jessica Gebhardt was 31-years-old in May 2014 when she was the driver in a motor vehicle accident (car versus tree) resulting in polytrauma. Her Glasgow Coma Scale grade was six upon EMS arrival at the …

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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 True Impact of Health-care Reform

The True Impact of Health-care Reform

Gary D. VanderArk, MD, FAANS | Departments | Bookshelf

“America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System.” Steven Brill. Random House, New York. 2015. 512 pp.Steven Brill is a brilliant journalist who has written for The …

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Delivering Bad News to Patients

Delivering Bad News to Patients

Jason L. Schroeder, MD, FAANS; Joseph Christopher Zacko, MD, MS, FAANS | Departments | Ethics in Practice

We have all been there — rehearsing the impending conversation in our heads before entering a room full of people we have either never met or only met briefly in clinic. Furthermore, I imagine we can …

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2016 AANS Humanitarian Award Nominations Due

2016 AANS Humanitarian Award Nominations Due

AANS Neurosurgeon | Inside Neurosurgeon | AANS News

Voting members of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) are invited to submit nominations for the 2016 AANS Humanitarian Award by Oct. 15, 2015. The award will be presented at the 84th AANS Annual …

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