Cardiology

Time essential when treating cardiac arrest in athletes

For minutes that seemed to drag on endlessly on Jan. 2, tens of thousands of NFL fans at Paycor Stadium in Cincinnati and millions more watching on television around the globe held their collective breath. After falling to ...

Neuroscience

Lucid dying: Patients recall death experiences during CPR

One in five people who survive cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) after cardiac arrest may describe lucid experiences of death that occurred while they were seemingly unconscious and on the brink of death, a new study shows.

Health

Is a do-not-resuscitate tattoo a valid advance directive?

With the growing popularity of tattoos, you may wonder if a tattoo is the best way to express health care wishes. Tattooing "DNR" or "DNI" on your chest may seem like an easy way to permanently express your wishes. But this ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Early aggressive fluid resuscitation not better for pancreatitis

Early aggressive fluid resuscitation results in a higher incidence of fluid overload and does not improve clinical outcomes for patients presenting with acute pancreatitis, according to a study published in the Sept. 15 issue ...

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