Free access to talks from Neurotrauma 2015- the UK’s neurotrauma symposium. Link to their site here. The latest two released are: 1) Peter Hutchinson: Clinical trials in neurotrauma and 2) David Sharp: Secondary injury goes on long after discharge. The next symposium will be 20th October 2016 – details coming soon!
Pasternak and Lanier, J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 2016 April. The following broad topics are covered: general neurosurgery, spine surgery, stroke, traumatic brain injury, anesthetic neurotoxicity, perioperative cognitive dysfunction, and monitoring. Link to the update here.
An Evidence-Based Consensus Statement from the Neurocritical Care Society. Read more here. Best regards, Riikka Takala.
A Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Neurocritical Care Society. Read more here. Best regards, Riikka Takala.
This guideline, issued jointly by the Neurocritical Care Society and Society of Critical Care Medicine and published in Neurocrit Care December 2015, provides timely and evidence-based reversal strategies to assist practitioners in the care of patients with antithrombotic-associated intracranial hemorrhage. Read the statement here. Best regards, Riikka Takala.
Systematic review, Cochrane march 2016. Li et al. Intraoperative mild hypothermia for postoperative neurological deficits in people with intracranial aneurysm. The authors did not identify any reliable evidence to support the routine use of intraoperative mild hypothermia. Read more here.
I´m at Sundvolden presenting Neuroscand and a TBI-lecture for the Neuroclinic, Oslo university hospital. Thank you for inviting me.
Read the neuroanaesthesiology program here. I will participate and hope to see you there 🙂 But first, EuroNeuro/ Barcelona…
“… findings support current guidelines against routine use, but strong recommendations are not warranted because confidence in the effect estimates is limited.” Methylprednisolone for the Treatment of Patients with Acute Spinal Cord Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evaniew et al. Journal of Neurotrauma, Feb. 2016. Link to the abstract here.
We will be there. The Scandinavian Networkgroup is planning to meet over dinner on Friday evening 15. april. You are very welcome:) Please let us know by Thursday 17th March. Link to the congress homepage.