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Approximately one-tenth of all cardiac arrest survivors reported having out-of-body experiences or near-death experiences, according to the results of a new study investigating the phenomenon of recollections associated with death.
Most physicians would choose a do-not-resuscitate or "no code" status for themselves when they are terminally ill, yet they tend to pursue aggressive, life-prolonging treatment for patients facing the same prognosis.
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As an elder law attorney for the past three decades, I have all too commonly witnessed siblings, family members and friends battle for control of the finances and care of their aging parents and loved ones.
Surgical patients with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders appear to be at a higher risk for poor surgical outcomes, according to a new study.
Surgical patients with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders appear to be at higher risk for poor surgical outcomes.
Rapidly cooling a person in cardiac arrest may improve their chance of survival without brain damage, according to research presented at the American Heart Associationâ€™s Scientific Sessions 2009.
American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Study highlights: Cardiac arrest patients may not be getting the best care by EMS personnel due to a number of external factors. EMS should have adequate time in the field to give high-quality CPR and other resuscitation efforts before transporting cardiac arrest patients. EMS should follow national guidelines for transporting cardiac arrest patients and determining when to end unsuccessful resuscitation efforts. DALLAS, June 30...
Many hospitalized patients overestimate their chance of surviving an in-hospital cardiac arrest and do not know what CPR really involves, a University of Iowa study has shown.
Reports show that healthcare providers, patients and their families may not understand the different meanings and consequences of living wills and DNR (do not resuscitate) orders HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan.
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