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AANS and CNS Join AMA Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force in Issuing New Recommendations

On Sept. 29, as members of the American Medical Association (AMA) Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force, the AANS and the CNS released new recommendations to help end the nation’s drug-related overdose and death epidemic. The recommendations are focused on actions physicians, policymakers and public health officials must take to remove barriers and improve access to evidence-based care for patients with pain and substance use disorder. Jason M. Schwalb, MD, FAANS, represents neurosurgery on the task force.

Click here for the recommendations.