Handheld device to detect brain injury
A handheld tool is reportedly under development at the University of Nebraska to diagnose traumatic brain injuries on the spot using technology that detects certain proteins in the blood.
The test seeks to assess the severity of a traumatic brain injury, by measuring specific proteins in blood serum that are released by the brain. In other words, the severity of brain injury can be diagnosed with a simple blood test.
You can read more about this by reading the news release issued today by clicking here.