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The World of Neurosurgery Reimagined Post COVID-19: Crisis ↔ Opportunities.

TitleThe World of Neurosurgery Reimagined Post COVID-19: Crisis ↔ Opportunities.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsTosi U, Chidambaram S, Schwarz J, Diaz SMartinez, Singh S, Norman S, Radwanski R, Murthy S, Apuzzo M, Schwartz TH, Pannullo SC
JournalWorld Neurosurg
Volume148
Pagination251-255
Date Published2021 Apr
ISSN1878-8769
Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted neurosurgery in unforeseeable ways. Neurosurgical patient care, research, and education have undergone extraordinary modifications as medicine and mankind have adapted to overcome the challenges posed by this pandemic. Some changes will disappear as the situation slowly recovers to a prepandemic status quo. Others will remain: This pandemic has sparked some long-overdue systemic transformations across all levels of medicine, including in neurosurgery, that will be beneficial in the future. In this paper, we present some of the challenges faced across different levels of neurosurgical clinical care, research, and education, the changes that followed, and how some of these modifications have transformed into opportunities for improvement and growth in the future.

DOI10.1016/j.wneu.2020.11.167
Alternate JournalWorld Neurosurg
PubMed ID33770847