Aimun A B Jamjoom

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BACKGROUND The attitudes of patients' to consent have changed over the years, but there has been little systematic study of the attitudes of anaesthetists and surgeons in this process. We aimed to describe observations made on the attitudes of medical professionals working in the UK to issues surrounding informed consent. METHOD A questionnaire made up of(More)
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is a rare but dangerous condition, occurring with an incidence of 3-4 cases/million/year. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presents a diagnostic challenge due to its varied presentation patterns. We report a case of a 42 year old Nepali man diagnosed with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after presenting with a week long(More)
BACKGROUND Observing surgical procedures is a beneficial educational experience for medical students during their surgical placements. Anecdotal evidence suggests that operating theatre related syncope may have detrimental effects on students' views of this. Our study examines the frequency and causes of such syncope, together with effects on career(More)
Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at an increased risk of developing venous thromboembolic events (VTE). Pharmacological thromboprophylaxis (PTP) is routinely delayed because of concerns of exacerbating intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). The aim of this review is to examine the literature and assimilate suitable data to assess the safety and(More)
OBJECTIVES To analyse the research activity and publication output of surgical trainee research collaboratives in the UK. SETTING Surgical trainee research collaboratives in the UK. PARTICIPANTS A total of 24 collaboratives were included in this study from 33 identified organisations. We excluded one group that focused purely on systematic review of the(More)
OBJECTIVES Academic metrics can be used to compare the productivity of researchers. We aimed to use a variety of bibliometric parameters to assess the productivity of neurosurgeons working in the United Kingdom. METHODS Neurosurgical consultants working in the United Kingdom were identified using the Society of British Neurosurgeons' Audit Programme(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the trial discontinuation and publication rate of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in neurosurgery. METHODS Trials registered from 2000 to 2012 were identified on the website clinicaltrials.gov using a range of key words related to neurosurgery. Any trials that were actively recruiting or had unknown status were(More)
INTRODUCTION Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) are at increased risk of venous thromboembolic events (VTE). In this survey, we aimed to assess current practice in the United Kingdom and identify areas of variation for further investigation. METHODS We distributed a case-based survey to neurosurgical consultants and trainees via e-mail. The survey(More)