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Following a very entertaining and popular event last year experts from the Imperial Neurotrauma Centre will discuss issues relating to emergency care after a head injury and questioning our current concept of what a concussion is! Practice your anatomy with brain models and a neuroscience pub quiz.
Concussions are confusing us all
Professor David Sharp (Professor of Neurology)
"It is time to stop using the term concussion" What is concussion and why does this term need to be retired? Join Professor David Sharp, a consultant neurologist and lead of the traumatic brain injury clinic at St Mary's Hospital to discover the underlying cause of cognitive problems and the issues faced in traumatic brain injury research.
Emergency pre-hospital medicine
Professor Mark Wilson (Consultant Neurosurgeon)
What is pre-hospital care and how does this help save lives after serious head injuries? Join Professor Mark Wilson, a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Imperial College NHS Trust and a Pre-Hospital Care specialist to find out more about hyper-acute management of brain injury. He established and leads the acute Neurotrauma service at St Mary’s Major Trauma Centre and has also worked for London’s Air Ambulance for over 11 years.