Neurologic disorders ubiquitous and rising in the U.S.
March 2, 2021
Most of the rise in disease burden could be attributed to population aging, while age-standardized figures showed stroke and dementias to be level or declining, offering hope that prevention measures may be having an effect.
Consensus document reviews determination of brain death
August 12, 2020
The recommendations are the minimum criteria for the determination of brain death or death by neurologic criteria.
Experts call to revise the Uniform Determination of Death Act
January 3, 2020
A neurologist and her colleagues propose changes with the goal of clarifying and harmonizing procedures for determining death by neurologic criteria.
Blood test may reveal brain injury
August 27, 2019
Levels of glial fibrillary acidic protein (GFAP) and ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase L1 (UCH-L1) are lowest in patients with nonconcussive body trauma, higher in patients with nonconcussive head trauma, and highest in patients with concussion.