Apr 25, 2019
For patients who survive cardiopulmonary arrest, but do not wake
up, neurologists are called to the bedside to prognosticate. And
the question of 'How much will this patient recover?' is not unlike
'What is the benefit of aggressive therapy to await possible
recovery?' In that way, you might consider neurologists to be the
actuaries of hospital medicine. In this week's program, we review
the clinical and diagnostic data that neurologists incorporate into
their model for outcome prediction following anoxic brain
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