A comparison of manual pupil examination versus an automated pupillometer in a specialised neurosciences intensive care unit.

Affiliation

Malcolm Fisher Department of Intensive Care, Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards 2065, Australia. Electronic address: [Email]

Abstract

The assessment of pupil size and reaction to light is a fundamental part of the neurological assessment; however, manual examination is prone to inaccuracies. The use of an automated infrared pupillometer is one strategy to limit error in pupil examination.

Keywords

Intensive care units,Neurosciences,Pupil,Pupillary,Pupillometer,Reflex,

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