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Researchers say brain death diagnoses vary among hospitals

Critical Care SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Diagnosing brain death varies among hospitals, even though there are guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology, researchers wrote in the journal Current Opinion in Critical Care. Co-author David Greer of Yale University said standardization of brain death diagnoses is important, and he hopes the paper will motivate hospitals to change policies and comply with the guidelines. Yale Daily News (Yale University) (03/03)


Case study questions use of surgical 30-day rule

Critical Care SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

Study links driving pressure to survival in ARDS patients

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

FDA approves superbug treatment from Actavis

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Review: Drug-related bowel problems complicate ICU care

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Utah health system unveils new high-tech helicopters

Critical Care SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015

C. difficile cases number half a million in U.S. annually

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Portable ultrasound could revolutionize EMS care, physician argues

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Survey gauges quality of end-of-life care in NICU

Critical Care SmartBrief | Feb 27, 2015

Aesthetics have little effect on patient satisfaction, study finds

Critical Care SmartBrief | Mar 03, 2015


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