In this article Swedish and Finnish colleagues (Thelin et al) look at current scoring systems for CT imaging in TBI patients. Most older systems in use today seem to be increasingly outdated and are limited in their diagnostic and prognostic accuracy. It is the latter the authors seem to focus on in this observational multicenter… Continue reading New Article in PLOS: Reevaluating CT Scoring Systems for TBI
The Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee is arranging their very first Nordic neurotrauma event. It will take place November 13-15th in Lund, Sweden. This multidisciplinary conference features a range of relevant lectures relating to head and spinal injury, suited to clinicians and researchers alike. Expect to meet a nice mix neurosurgeons, anaesthetists and intensivists. We´re going to… Continue reading First Nordic Neurotrauma Conference in Lund – Be There!
Neuroscand’s Anders is attending Skandinavisk Akuttmedisin (Scandinavian Emergency Medicine) 2017 at Thon Airport hotel in Oslo. We were lucky enough to be invited to present our FOAMed experiences alongside brilliant speakers, such as Lars Didrik Flingtorp from NAKOS (nakos.no) and Niklas Jonsson (traumarummet.se and hemodynamik.se) from Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm. The talks were followed… Continue reading NeuroScand at SAM 2017
A thought provoking take on death by neurological criteria, challenging the traditionally accepted concept of brain death. Listen to the talk from SMACC DUB here.
Keep the date: September 9th 2016 at Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway. The Kick Off Symposium on Neuromodulation of Neuropathic Pain and Headache Disorders welcomes a range of speakers, Norwegian and international, with expertise in the field. The symposium is free of charge and open to anyone with interest in the area. Could be relevant to a range of… Continue reading Invitation: Kick Off Symposium on Neuromodulation of Neuropathic Pain and Headache disorders
SMACC Dublin is behind us. It was a phenomenal 3 days of inspiring talks, discussions and events. Here are a few neuro-related impressions: Martin Smith (Neurocritical Care consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the UK) gave a solid talk highlighting the challenges pertaining to the concept of brain death, especially the… Continue reading SMACC Dub Neuro Take Home
Just left a very interesting and well-balanced session on a variety of neuro-topics. Especially intrigued with the discussions centered on the use of induced hypothermia in TBI. Ronan O’Leary’s very funny talk on conflicts that can emerge between neurointensivists and neurosurgeons was also definitely worth the visit. More to come…..