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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

New CPT Code for Electrocorticography From Responsive Neurostimulator

The American Medical Association (AMA) has issued a new Category/Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code for electrocorticography from an implanted brain neurostimulator. The code applies to se…

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Thursday, January 03, 2019

American Academy of Neurology Call for Uniformity in Brain Death Standards

Noting that only 1 state, Nevada, has adopted legislation requiring use of medically accepted guidelines for determining brain death, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) is calling for action on t…

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Friday, June 15, 2018

Ketamine Guidelines for Acute Pain Management Established and Released for the First Time

Intravenous (IV) ketamine has been used to treat acute pain in multiple conditions including as a stand-alone treatment, and as an adjunct to opioids. Ketamine is being used in both inpatient and outp…

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Monday, March 05, 2018

American Academy of Neurology Praised for New Neutral Stance on Lawful Physician-Hastened Death

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) received praise for a new position statement published in late February 2018 that rescinds the AAN 1998 position against medically-assisted suicide, or law…

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