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Interobserver Variability in the Recognition of Hypoxic–Ischemic Brain Injury on Computed Tomography Soon After Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
By Andrew Caraganis, Maximilian Mulder, Robert R. Kempainen, Roland Z. Brown, Mark Oswood, Benjamin Hoffman & Matthew E. Prekker 

As featured in Neurocritical Care Journal
Cerebral edema and loss of gray–white matter differentiation on head computed tomography (CT) after cardiac arrest generally portend a poor prognosis. The interobserver variability in physician recognition of hypoxic–ischemic brain injury (HIBI) on early CT after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has not been studied.
Trainees
Educating Trainees on Communication and Consultation Etiquette
By Kristi Lanning, MD  
As featured in Currents
Trainees are taught how to communicate with patients and how to behave professionally during patient interactions, but sadly there is much less emphasis placed on effective communication with medical colleagues ...
Kertisha
Stories of Hope: Kertisha
By Keaton S. Smetana, PharmD; Shraddha Mainali, MD; Section Editor: Michael Reznik, MD
As featured in Currents

On April 7, 2019, Kertisha “Tisha” Brabson opened her eyes and followed simple commands for the first time since she had fallen gravely ill ...
DDAVP
NEWS: Does DDAVP Prevent Hematoma Expansion in Patients with Mild TBI on Antiplatelet Agents?
Reviewed by Alexis Steinberg, MD
As featured in Currents

Guidelines exist for antiplatelet reversal for all types of intracerebral hemorrhage; however, the optimal treatment for reversal of platelet dysfunction is unknown ...
ILL
NEWS: Intensive Lipid Lowering After Ischemic Stroke Are Better than Moderate Lowering
Reviewed by Kyle Hobbs, MD
As featured in Currents
Intensive lipid lowering therapy is recommended after ischemic stroke or TIA, but the exact LDL target is unclear ...