Rapid ICP: A Portable, Noninvasive Device That Can Determine the Severity of a Head Trauma in Mere Minutes, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Reveals
Published: Apr 09, 2013
Approximately 300,000 severe traumatic brain injuries and 1.4 million mild traumatic brain injuries occur each year. With no good way to diagnose the severity of a head trauma, many go undetected, leaving athletes and soldiers alike in hazardous, possibly critical situation. While there are CAT scans and medical techniques that involve neurosurgeons drilling into patient's heads, there's no portable device that can predict the severity of a head trauma today. Well, that is until now. Introducing, Rapid ICP: a revolutionary, noninvasive ultrasound technology.