TITLE

The art of staying alive

AUTHOR(S)
Sussman, Vic
PUB. DATE
October 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;10/18/93, Vol. 115 Issue 15, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the emerging field of brain resuscitation, a medical specialty aimed at keeping the brain viable after a stroke, head injury or cardiac arrest. Expected to move out of the hospital and into the ambulance, eventually enhancing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR; CPR's unimpressive track record; Anecdotal support for brain resuscitation technique; Long-range goal of brain-resuscitation techniques; Potential brain-sparing drugs.
ACCESSION #
9310137588

 

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