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Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery

Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery

List Price: $150


Quality and Safety in Neurosurgery covers recent improvements and presents solutions for problems that impact patient care. This book is written for anyone who works at the intersection of quality, safety and neurosurgery, including neurosurgeons, neurologists, clinical researchers looking to improve outcomes in neurosurgery, hospital quality and safety officers, department leaders, fellows and residents. Edited by neurosurgeons who helped build the culture of quality and safety in the Department of Neurosurgery at UMN, this work emphasizes quality and safety, whether through ‘value based purchasing’, finding specialty specific quality and safety metrics, or just the professional desire to provide quality care.

  • Presents an overview of quality and safety in neurosurgical settings and discusses solutions for problems that impact patient care
  • Gives readers the tools they need to improve quality and safety in neurosurgery
  • Provides examples on how to implement new tactics
  • Includes coverage on teams, competence, safety, hospital incentives, quality, the physician handoff, medication compliance and operating room efficiency, and more

2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

2018 Speakers to See

Register now for the 2018 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting and make plans to attend presentations by these inspirational, innovative leaders in the world of science and medicine.

Learn about all the speakers at the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting by browsing the searchable online program and be sure to sign up for Breakfast Seminars, Practical Clinics and Dinner Symposia.

AANS Presidential Address

Alex B. Valadka, MD, FAANS

Mon., April 30 | 12:24-12:54 p.m. | Plenary Session I

Listen as Dr. Valadka speaks to the meeting’s theme, The Privilege of Service. He will also shares his thoughts on the neurosurgical world and where it’s headed.

Donald D. Matson Lecture: Pediatric Neurosurgery – A 50-year Perspective

R. Michael Scott, MD, FAANS(L)

Mon., April 30 | 2:43-3:29 p.m. | Scientific Session IV: Pediatrics

Dr. Scott is neurosurgeon-in-chief-emeritus at Boston Children’s Hospital and a Harvard Medical School professor. His major clinical and research interests are pediatric cerebrovascular disease, brain tumors and congenital malformations of the brain and spinal cord.

J. Douglas Miller Lecture: A Novel Drug for the Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

Howard M. Eisenberg, MD, FAANS(L)

Mon., April 30 | 5:01-5:30 p.m. | Scientific Session VI: Neurotrauma

Dr. Eisenberg is the R.K. Thompson chair of the department of neurosurgery at the University of Maryland. He has special interests in brain tumors, skull based surgery, acoustic neuroma, epilepsy and movement disorders.

The Sir Victor Horsley Lecture in History of Neurosurgery

David G. Kline, MD, FAANS(L)

Wed., May 2 |2:03-2:48 p.m. | AANS Section on the History of Neurological Surgery

Dr. Kline is retired emeritus chair and Boyd professor of neurosurgery at Louisiana State University School of Medicine. His research and clinical interests focus on nerve injuries, especially the neurophysiology of regeneration and peripheral nerve tumors.

Louise Eisenhardt Lecture

Angela Duckworth, PhD

Mon., April 30 | 9:50-10:20 a.m. | Plenary Session I

In her landmark research, psychologist Angela Duckworth reveals the importance of character to success in life. Her pioneering work on grit and self-control is for anyone interested in learning what makes a top performer and what any of us can do to cultivate character in ourselves and in those around us.

Register for the 2018 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting by March 21 to receive available discounted rates.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Techniques

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Techniques

List Price:  $159.00


This book includes operative videos and teaches the reader how to perform all currently available minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) techniques. Each chapter covers a MISS procedure and includes an introduction, indications and contraindications, surgical technique, pitfalls and pearls, discussion, conclusion, references, videos and figures.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Techniques is aimed at spine surgeons who are interested in learning or improving their MISS skills.