News tagged with life support

Trends in extracorporeal life support

For critically ill patients with heart or lung failure that does not respond to conventional treatments, extracorporeal life support (ECLS) can provide a bridge to survival. Updated analysis of a worldwide database finds ...

Dec 20, 2016
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Overcoming language loss long after a stroke

Kelly O'Day has no recollection of suffering a stroke in January 2014, or of the months on life support that followed. She does know that when she was discharged from the hospital, she "couldn't say much other than pleasantries," ...

Nov 02, 2016
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