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Development of a guide for neurological observations

Thousands of people attend Scottish hospitals every year with a head injury and a large number are admitted. In a small group of patients, their outcome might be made worse by a failure to detect or deal with complications in a timely and effective manner. It is therefore vital that non-specialist staff who assess people with head injuries are able to assess them as detect any problems needing intervention as early as possible, so that they can be treated or referred for specialist ...

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