- Brain death confirmation: comparison of computed tomographic angiography with nuclear medicine perfusion scanChristina M Berenguer
Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, Georgia, USA
J Trauma 68:553-9. 2010..Computed tomographic angiography (CTA) may be an alternative test to confirm brain death. It is readily available 24 hours a day at most level I trauma centers and is easy to perform...
- Improving surgical site infections: using National Surgical Quality Improvement Program data to institute Surgical Care Improvement Project protocols in improving surgical outcomesChristina M Berenguer
Department of Surgery, Memorial University Medical Center, Savannah, GA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 210:737-41, 741-3. 2010..Our institution enrolled in NSQIP July 2006. The Surgical Care Improvement Project (SCIP) was developed to reduce surgical complications, including surgical infections. We began instituting SCIP protocols in July 2007...