Fall-Winter 2015-16: The Spine January 1, 2016 General Fall-Winter 2015-16: The Spine, Marin Medicine Magazine Pages Fall-Winter 2015-16: The Spine Feature Articles EDITORIAL: Spinal Motion Restriction Needs to Be Restricted SPINE SURGERY: When Is It Needed? BIGGER IS NOT NECESSARILY BETTER: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery IT REALLY WORKS: Percutaneous Vertebral Augmentation A DETAILED OUTLINE FOR QUALIFIED MEDICAL EXAMINERS: Detection and Assessment of Malingering in Chronic Pain Patients Special Feature PUBLIC HEALTH UPDATE: Marin County Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Departments OUT OF THE OFFICE: From Escherphilia to Escherology HOSPITAL UPDATE: Novato Community Hospital FAR OUT OF THE OFFICE: Burning Man Reflections MMS: WORKING FOR YOU: House of Delegates 2015 BOOK REVIEW: No Ordinary Life Editorial: Spinal Motion Restriction Needs to Be Restricted The Spine: When is spine surgery needed?; minimally invasive spine surgery; percutaneous vertebral augmentation; malingering in chronic pain patients. Special Feature: Opioid Prescribing Guidelines for Marin County Clinicians. Departments: Art of M.C. Escher; Novato Community Hospital update; reflections on Burning Man; 2015 House of Delegates; review of Oliver Sacks' On the Move: A Life. View PDF online Related Fall-Winter 2016-2017: Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine: Emergency: A view from many angles; will the ER be there when you need it?; what if primary care was as easy to access as the ED?; the Kaiser Permanente telestroke program. Emergency care in Marin: Marin General Hospital; Kaiser San Rafael; Novato Community Hospital. Departments: Experiencing the ED from the "other side;" gun violence and public health; review of A Fearless Heart by Thupten Jinpa; MMS News: Dr. Peter Bretan award; 2016 House of Delegates; letter from the executive director; president's report. View online PDF here.