A brain scanner to detect life threatening head injuries at the scene of an accident is being nearing the end of its trial in a world first by London’s Air Ambulance.
The Infrascanner is a hand held device being tested by doctors in the pre-hospital environment and works by detecting the seriousness of blood clots on the brain which can be relayed to emergency departments prior to a patients arrival.
The early diagnosis can speed up a patient’s access to any further treatment they may need once they arrive at the hospital.
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