484 Results for Brain Death

  1. HISTORICAL CONCEPT OF BRAIN DEATH STILL MAKES WAVES TODAY

    ...For more than 30 years, the concept of “brain death” has been an operable – if still controversial – paradigm for defining death by neurological criteria, a concept first given institutional blessing by the Ad Hoc

    • Moran, Mark
    • Neurology Today
    • July 01, 2005
  2. BRAIN DEATH: AGREEMENT ON THE CONCEPT BUT NOT THE DETERMINATION PROCEDURES

    ...Should there be standardized international protocols for determining brain death? Yes, said the author of an international survey of neurologists and neurosurgeons, which was published in the January 2002 issue of...

    • Goodman, Alice
    • Neurology Today
    • March 01, 2002
  3. How to Diagnose Brain Death Accurately?: An AAN Panel Offers Guidance In A New Practice Parameter

    ...Fifteen years after the AAN published its practice parameter on brain death comes a new report from the AAN Quality Standards Subcommittee in the June 8 issue of Neurology. The new parameter provides an evidence-based

    • SAMSON, KURT
    • Neurology Today
    • June 17, 2010
  4. Brain Death: A Novel Method for Training Neurology Residents to Detect and Discuss It

    ...Simulation exercises are increasingly being used to teach neurology residents to recognize and talk about brain death. Neurology Today Editor-in-chief Steven P. Ringel, MD, FAAN, and Associate Editor Robert Holloway...

    • Neurology Today
    • January 08, 2015
  5. Neurologists Issue ‘Call to Action’ For Uniform Brain Death Determination

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFA new study published inNeurologyreports that documentation patterns indicate an improved, but inconsistent adherence to contemporary AAN guidelines for brain death (BD) determination. The paper sounds

    • Rukovets, Olga
    • Neurology Today
    • December 05, 2013
  6. Top Hospitals Routinely Disregard Brain Death Guidelines, Study Finds

    ...In “Top Hospitals Routinely Disregard Brain Death Guidelines, Study Finds” (Nov. 6, page 13), a statement attributed to Dr. James L. Bernat should have read that not all the hospitals in the study performed apnea tests...

    • Neurology Today
    • December 04, 2007