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Placement of an External Ventricular Drain
Placement of an external ventricular drain allows cerebrospinal fluid to drain from the ventricles to an external collecting system. An EVD is used to both diagnose and treat raised intracranial pressure. This video describes the indications for and technique for placement of an EVD.
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Pulmonary Embolism and Diagnostic CT in Pregnancy
Acute pulmonary embolism is a leading cause of maternal death in the Western world. But routine diagnostic use of CT pulmonary angiography or ventilation–perfusion scanning exposes both mother and fetus to radiation. Full study: https://nej.md/2ukleOC Watch more Quick Take videos: http://nej.md/quick-take
Introducing a New Journal: NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery
NEJM Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery is a new peer-reviewed journal connecting health care professionals around the world—including clinical leaders, executives, clinicians, residents, and faculty—the journal provides actionable insights and strategies your patrons can use to transform health care delivery for good.