The Royal London Hospital
James Barber read Medicine at University College Hospital, qualifying in 1999. He Initially trained in General Internal Medicine and Neurology, before commencing retraining in Neurosurgery in 2005. He is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at The Royal London Hospital, where he specialises in the management of patients with severe traumatic brain jury. He has a particular interest in profound disorders of consciousness and is working with several teams of researchers to look at ways that these could potentially be treated.
Post-Traumatic Disorders of Consciousness: Prognostication, Communication & Reconnection
Impairment of consciousness after severe acquired brain injury (traumatic or otherwise) is one of the most devastating neurological conditions that clinicians have to deal with. This Seminar will detail the different classifications of these states, alongside highlighting techniques that are being developed that will enable us to more accurately prognosticate, communicate with and ultimately treat patients affected by these problems.
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