Brain death occurs when there is a total and irreversible loss of all the brain's functions. Organ donation most commonly occurs when there is a brain death. Dr. Andreas Kramer and colleagues at the University of Calgary, Alberta, recently published a study investigating...
Check out the Stroke Resource Center for free stroke patient education materials, including brochures,...
AANN was saddened to learn that Maureen Callahan passed away on Oct. 5, 2013. Maureen was a contributor to the original Core Curriculum for Neuroscience Nursing published in 1977 and was a member of the standards committee. Click here to read Maureen's obituary.
The call for award nominations is now open! Do you know a nurse who has made a significant contribution...
American doctors have begun implanting a new deep brain stimulation system by Medtronic that senses and records brain activity at the same time it delivers therapy to treat Parkinson's symptoms, essential tremors and epilepsy, the company announced.
New research is showing that low-level oxygen deprivation may help people with spinal-cord injuries regain movement and strength. The U.S. study, published earlier this week in the American Academy of Neurology medical journal,...
As many as 500 000 people suffer a spinal cord injury each year. People with spinal cord injuries are 2 to 5 times more likely to die prematurely, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries. The new WHO report, "International...
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