Near-infrared spectroscopy

OVERVIEW

Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS)

NIRS is a non-invasive monitor of cerebral oxygenation. It is attracting a lot of interest currently but remains to be validated for use in guiding therapy or inferring prognosis in TBI….

References

LITFL


Cite this article as: Alexander Duller, "Near-infrared spectroscopy," In: LITFL - Life in the FastLane, Accessed on September 25, 2022, https://litfl.com/near-infrared-spectroscopy/.

Critical Care

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Critical Care Trainee and Surgical Research Assistant, BMed (UNE/UoN). Clinical Associate Lecturer with the University of Sydney School of Medicine. Born and raised in Sydney but contemplating an escape to the country. Passion for simulation-based teaching, peri-operative research, and FOAMed. Enjoys trail running, gardening (edible stuff), and cooking (with edible stuff from garden).

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