Study: Experts vary on care for brain bleed patients

10/18/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Neurologists and neurosurgeons shown hypothetical cases of intracerebral hemorrhage had mixed responses, but in the case of the worst potential prognosis, the number who chose only palliative care was nearly equal to the number who chose full intensive care, University of Michigan researchers reported at the American Neurological Association annual meeting. The hypothetical patients did not have advance directives but had indicated they did not want to "live as a vegetable dependent on machines," and researchers noted how physicians interpreted that statement may have accounted for a lot of the variation in their responses.

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