This is part of the free BPNA weekly webinar lecture series.
Speaker: Dr Omar Khwaja, Honorary Consultant Paediatric Neurologist, Royal London Hospital
Disorders of consciousness in children reflect varying levels of impairment of two key components of consciousness: arousal and awareness. Coma is an acute, life-threatening emergency that requires prompt diagnosis and intervention to preserve life and brain function. In this webinar we will cover the following topics: Definitions of disorders of consciousness including coma Aetiology, neuroanatomy and pathophysiology Diagnosis Management Determination of brain death in children Prognosis Ethical and legal issues.
You must book your place in advance - click here.
It is primarily aimed at paediatric neurology trainees, however all trainees and Consultants are very welcome to attend.