A guide to assessing a patient’s level of consciousness using the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS).
An overview of the venous drainage of the brain, including the superficial veins of the cerebral cortex and the dural venous sinuses. The article also discusses cavernous sinus thrombosis and cerebral venous thrombosis.
A comprehensive overview of subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH). The guide discusses clinical presentation of SAH, key investigations and management options.
An overview of the arterial blood supply to the brain, including the anterior and posterior cerebral circulation, in addition to the Circle of Willis.
An overview of subdural haemorrhage, discussing clinical presentation (signs and symptoms), investigations and management.
A step-by-step guide to performing lumbar punctures in an OSCE setting. Including relevant anatomy, indications, complications and CSF interpretation.
A structured approach to CT head interpretation, including examples of common pathology you’ll be expected to recognise in your medical exams.