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ICU Management

Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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Improving quality of care in severe traumatic brain injury patients

2017 22 Nov

Process indicator-based plan-do-act-check cycle in a single-centre quality improvement initiativeTo assess whether intracranial pressure (ICP) management in severe traumatic brain injury patients is being applied according to our institutional protocol we developed a process indicator aimed at improving quality of care. Background and rationale Traumatic brain... Read more

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Prototype Helmet Device Uses EEG to Detect TBI Early

2016 21 May

A portable system to detect traumatic brain injury (TBI) has been developed in Norway. The helmet-based system can run EEG tests at the scene of an accident or in an ambulance, and has been patented by Smartbrain. Haldor Sjåheim at Smartbrain explained that the EmerEEG system allows fast EEGs to be run. "The diagnostics and outcomes for many patient... Read more