Recognising brainstem problems in the emergency department using the rule of 4 of the brainstem

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This paper describes using the rule of 4 of the brainstem to help emergency physicians readily identify patients with brainstem problems. It is a simple set of four rules that demystify the brainstem. It is not designed to discuss patients presenting with coma, of which brainstem problems are only one of the many causes. It will also discuss cerebellar… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10049-015-0034-8

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@article{FRACP2015RecognisingBP, title={Recognising brainstem problems in the emergency department using the rule of 4 of the brainstem}, author={Prof. P. Gates FRACP}, journal={Notfall + Rettungsmedizin}, year={2015}, volume={18}, pages={364-369} }