Critical Care

From the Journals

Perfusion-only scan rules out PE in pregnancy

In a study using two methods to search for pulmonary embolism (PE) in pregnant women, 3 of the 10 patients diagnosed with PE had asthma.

Law & Medicine

Consent and DNR orders

Where have the courts set the lines over the issue of consent surrounding decisions to withhold CPR?


From the Journals

Hyperbaric oxygen may cut CO deaths

Undergoing more hyperbaric oxygen sessions reduced the mortality rate in a study of patients with carbon monoxide poisoning.