Emergency medicine
Effect of cervical collars on intracranial pressure in patients with head neurotrauma

Luis Rafael Moscote-Salazar; Daniel A. Godoy; Amit Agrawal; Andres M. Rubiano

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 1-2

Abstract
  Trauma patients are at high risk of cervical and associated injuries. The standard protocol includes immobilization of the cervical spine in a polytrauma as it will help to prevent spinal injuries in the prehospital settings. Hard cervical collar (or alternatives) is routinely used until the cervical ...  Read More

Emergency medicine
A Colombian-based survey on ventriculostomy and intracranial pressure monitor placement practices

Luis Rafael Moscote Salazar; Andrés M. Rubiano; Willem Guillermo Calderon Miranda; Jorge Aquino-Matus

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-3

Abstract
  Objective: Monitoring of intracranial pressure (ICP) is a routine procedure in the neurosurgery field. Although the routine practice of monitoring ICP has decreased in recent years, the practice patterns have not been studied in Colombia. This study was designed to evaluate the current practice forventriculostomy ...  Read More