The new SNC guidelines for minor and moderate head traumas in children < 18 yoa has been accepted for publication in BMC Medicine. The SNC is now working to develop Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish versions of these guidelines. Contact Ramona Åstrand if you are interested in these guidelines and follow-up studies!
SNC member list was updated at the last meeting in Copenhagen January 28-29th (see SNC members).
Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury has received a favorable review in the Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice (JNRP) by Dr. Amit Agrawal, Department of Neurosurgery, Narayana Medical College Hospital, India.
Professor Bertil Romner passed away on August 12th at the age of 59. He was a founding member of the SNC and an exceptional neurosurgeon, teacher, researcher and friend. Bertil was a great source of inspiration, creativity and enthusiasm to all who knew and worked with him. He made invaluable contributions to the SNC and was instrumental in the committee’s efforts to improve neurotrauma care in the Nordic countries. Bertil will be truly missed.
Future Medicine – a magazine that comprehensively covers global developments in the healthcare segment, with special focus on Asian countries – recently featured a comprehensive review of the SNC book. The review was written by Dr Ramkumar Menon.
Introducing for the first time, in a clinical TBI guideline, a brain injury biomarker – S100B – as an alternative to CT for mild head injuries.
BMC Med. 2013 Feb 25;11:50. doi: 10.1186/1741-7015-11-50.
See related commentary article here.