John Libbey Eurotext

Ocular compression a century on: time for a thumbs-off approach? Volume 10, numéro 2, June 2008

Auteur
Fraser of Allander Neurosciences Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland

Auteur(s) : John BP Stephenson Fraser of Allander Neurosciences Unit, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, Scotland This issue includes a study (Haneef et al. 2008) of simulated ocular compression (OC) by physicians who “routinely” performed OC during EEG examinations when syncopal episodes - including breath-holding spells - were suspected. The authors found that though each of those three physicians exerted a different range of pressure on a sphygmomanometer cuff when asked to use their [...]