Managing Unruptured Aneurysms: The Ethical Solution to the Dilemma
Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences = Le journal canadien des sciences neurologiques 2009 March; 36(2): 138-142
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Piotrowski, Joseph J.; Akhrass, Rami; Alexander, J.J.; Yuhas, J.P.; Brandt, C.P.; Glover, John L. (1995-07)Elderly patients with abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) may be deemed inoperable due to the presence of comorbid conditions. Presentation of these patients with acute rupture can then result in difficult ethical ...
Finfer, Simon; Howell, Simon; Miller, Jean; Willett, Keith; Wilson-MacDonald, James; Wilson, David H.; Watt, James; Jones, Michael A. (1994-05-28)Patients who refuse blood transfusions after severe blood loss have a poor prognosis but survival is possible. Below Simon Finfer and colleagues describe how they managed two patients who presented after a car crash. ...