Maureen Madden

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OBJECTIVE To review and revise the 1987 pediatric brain death guidelines. METHODS Relevant literature was reviewed. Recommendations were developed using the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development and Evaluation (GRADE) system. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS 1) Determination of brain death in term newborns, infants, and children is a(More)
The Value Set Authority Center (VSAC) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) provides downloadable access to all official versions of vocabulary value sets contained in the Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) used in the certification criteria for electronic health record systems ("Meaningful Use" incentive program). Each value set consists of the numerical(More)
Managers of natural and cultural resources increasingly require geospatial tools and techniques for inventory, monitoring and preservation. Web-based virtual globes, advanced methods of image analysis and geovisualization provide resource managers with: 1) access to current, high resolution satellite and airborne remote sensing imagery; 2) the ability to(More)
The NLM Value Set Authority Center (VSAC) is designed to be the 'source of truth' for value sets in the domain of biomedicine. It was built in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Launched in October 2012, VSAC was born out of the immediate need to have a(More)
The Value Set Authority Center (VSAC, is developed by the NLM in collaboration with ONC and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). VSAC provides access to value sets that are used to define concepts used in clinical quality measures and to support effective health information exchange and many other biomedical informatics(More)
The American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM), which honors individuals for their achievements and contributions to multidisciplinary critical care medicine, is the consultive body of the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) that possesses recognized expertise in the practice of critical care. The College has developed administrative guidelines(More)
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