616 Results for Brain Death

  1. New Consensus Statement Affirms AAN Brain Death Guideline, Calls for Consistency and Public Education

    ...ARTICLE IN BRIEFA consensus statement that seeks to advocate for uniform policies for determining brain death was developed by a summit of leaders in the field and representatives of multiple medical societies.Figure

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Today
    • February 22, 2018
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Tau Found to Be Biomarker for Predicting Neurologic Recovery After Cardiac Arrest

    ... months was assessed face-to-face by the cerebral performance categories (CPC) scale, which ranges from 1 (no or minor cerebral disability) to 5 (brain death), and the modified Rankin scale (mRS), which ranges from 0

    • Fitzgerald, Susan
    • Neurology Today
    • December 21, 2017