Episode 544

Clinical Challenges in Surgical Critical Care: Management of the Brain Dead Organ Donor

EP. 544 •

Nov 17

• 18 MIN

Clinical Challenges in Surgical Critical Care: Management of the Brain Dead Organ Donor

OVERVIEW

Historically, a paucity of data has existed in the most appropriate modality of critical care management of brain dead organ donors prior to organ harvest. In this episode, Drs. Bankhead, Dumas, and Park are joined by special guest Dr. Ashley McGinity, a director in the donor management unit the Center for Life at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio, joins us to discuss modern and current practices in the management of these patients to maximize the gift for patients and families. 

References: 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/24980425/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25978154/ 
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31957104/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/23116641/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28318674/ https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25056510/ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7145376/ 

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