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Health human resources for neurosurgical services in Ontario
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  • Copyright: ICES
  • Availability: Web Only
  • Year: 2005

Health Human Resources for Neurosurgical Services in Ontario

Tepper J, Jaigobin C, Wang C. June 2005

Neurosurgical resources have been stretched to capacity and, in some circumstances, beyond. Ontario could soon face a severe shortage of neurosurgeons and related specialists unless important changes are made. This report describes types of services and providers, current and future demand for/supply of services, emerging treatments and current technology. The report provides workable recommendations to mitigate system-level medical staffing and technology issues affecting access to neurosurgery, complex spinal surgery and interventional neuroradiology.

Keywords: Health human resources Neurological disorders

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