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Score for the Donation of Organs After Cardiac Death of a Patient in Neurocritical State (DCD-N) of Rabinstein et al

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Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

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Rabinstein et al developed a score for predicting death from cardiac arrest following discontinuation of life support in a patient in a neurocritical state. This can help to evaluate a patient who will be an organ donor following death. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic, the Univesity of California San Francisco, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, University of Cincinnati and Washington University in St Louis.

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