Does new heart transplant method challenge definition of death?
Heart donation after circulatory rather than brain death increases donor hearts available to save lives, but the processes involved raise ethical...
Older men more at risk as dangerous falls rise for all seniors
“We always hear about lower bone density rates among females, so we didn’t expect to see males with more skull fractures.”
High school athletes sustaining worse injuries
Although overall injury rates have declined, the number of head and neck injuries increased, as did injuries requiring surgery and those leading...
Clinician violence: Virtual reality to the rescue?
Workplace violence is affecting so many providers in hospital emergency departments but also throughout other parts of the hospital.
Migraine after concussion linked to worse outcomes
Although most children recover quickly from a concussion, approximately one-third continue to report symptoms a month after the event.
Concussion burden tied to later hypertension in football players
A new study suggests ‘that repetitive early-life brain injury may have later-life implications for cardiovascular health.’
A doctor must go to extremes to save a choking victim
The restaurant served steak and salmon, and this woman made the mistake of ordering the steak.
A doctor intervenes in a fiery car crash
‘While all of the children were concerning to me, I identified one in particular: the 5-year-old boy.’
Infiltrating Wound Vacuum-Assisted Closure With Topical Amphotericin for Mucormycosis Infection of the Achilles Tendon
The rarity and heterogeneity of mucormycosis make treatment variable, and no prospective or randomized clinical trials exist in plastic surgery...
Even one head injury boosts all-cause mortality risk
The findings of a new study underscore the importance of preventing head injuries and of swift clinical intervention once a head injury occurs,...