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Posts Tagged ‘AHA’

Better Science Needed to Identify clinical predictors that link cardiac arrest, brain injury, and death

The American Heart Association (AHA) releases a statement July 11 calling for better science to support clinical predictors that link cardiac arrest, brain injury and the patient’s death. The new research findings published in the AHA’s journal Circulation note that resuscitation and post-resuscitation care after cardiac arrest have both improved but mortality remains high Inaccurate Neurologic…

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AHA Opposes Legislation to Support Leading Rehab Centers

U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-La..), a gastroenterologist, Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) recently introduced, S. 2204, entitled “Preserving Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act, bipartisan legislation,” to support rehabilitation facilities that lead the nation in medical research. The Senate proposal, referred to the Senate Finance Committee, recognizes the unique role that a leading class of rehabilitation facilities play…

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