Online teleconference "Changing the view of the treatment of TBI - a unified approach to brain health"
Traumatic brain injury (TBI), defined as "a change in brain function or a sign of brain pathology caused by an external force," results in temporary or permanent impairment of brain function.
⚠ In Ukraine, almost 100,000 victims had TBI every year. In recent months, the relevance of the issue of treatment and rehabilitation of victims of TBI has increased, which is associated with the start of a full-scale war on the territory of Ukraine.
🆘 TBI is accompanied by high mortality and disability of patients, severe consequences with a stable temporary disability of the young socially active population.
Almost 5 000 health care specialists have registered to participate in the Teleconference "Changing the view of the treatment of TBI - a unified approach to brain health", December 6, 2022, Kyiv, Ukraine.
The teleconference was held in a multidisciplinary format and brought together doctors of various specialties: neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists, neurologists, general practitioners and family doctors.
The purpose of the teleconference is to inform the participants on management of medical aid to patients with mine-blast and civil traumatic brain injury with focus on treatment and diagnostic activities, as well as recognition, prevention and minimizing of delayed and long-lasting consequences of traumatic brain injury.
Six reports were offered to the participants for review and discussion and they were dealing with the following issues:
Traumatic brain injury: status update on the problem
Review of protocols and approaches to TBI treatment in the world and in Ukraine
Chronology of development of traumatic brain injury: from the primary lesion to remote effects
Therapeutic goal in TBI treatment
Ways to prevent and minimize consequences of TBI
Traumatic brain injury under the conditions of current war conflicts
Own experience of management of mine-blast and civil TBI
✅ Other main topical issues from the online teleconference:
Overview of protocols and approaches to the treatment of TBI in the world and Ukraine
Chronology of the development of traumatic brain injury: from primary damage to long-term consequences
Therapeutic goal in the treatment of TBI
Start of TBI therapy
Ways to prevent and minimize the consequences of TBI
Traumatic brain injury in modern military conflicts
Own experience in the management of mine-explosive and civil TBI
The event is registered at the Testing Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. Event Number: 1008861. All participants will receive a certificate, which gives the right to accrue 5 points to the Continuous Professional Development in accordance with the Order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 22.02.2019 #446. The registration number of the Continuous Professional Development provider is 1208.
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