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ICU Management

Near-Death Brain Signalling Speeds Cardiac Demise

2015 07 Apr

A new laboratory study by the University of Michigan Medical School has shown that, in the moments just before death, a storm of brain activity erupting as the heart deteriorates can play a surprising destabilising role in heart function. “Despite the loss of consciousness and absence of signs of life, internally the brain exhibits sustained, organised... Read more