Quick(er) Detection of Traumatic Brain Injuries

brain injuriesThe Infrascanner Model 2000 is a handheld device capable of detecting intracranial bleeding associated with traumatic brain injuries.  The device’s portability allows medical providers to screen patients at the scene of the injury, e.g., an automobile accident, to assess the urgency of the patient’s need for medical care.  This is significant given that, as a general rule, doctors recommend head injuries be treated within the so-called “golden hour” after they occur.