And here is number 5 out of 5 of the surgical guidelines
of the Brain Trauma Foundation
: depressed cranial fractures. In my earlier posts
you read about on epidural hematoma
, acute subdural hematoma
, traumatic parenchymal lesions
, and posterior fossa mass lesions
. Before implementing the final part I needed to fix a technical problem
. I ended up creating a workaround that does the job, so here we go…
Step 1: the original text-version of the guideline’s recommendations
Step 2: create a flowchart
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Note that the double line around the first decision moment is my way to indicate that both factors should be present (a logical AND-operator).
Step 3: convert into an app!
As you can see, the text is a little too long for the iPhone’s display. Of course, on iPad there is no problem because of the larger screen. I have not tested this one on Android yet. At least this is something I have to work on, probably I should decrease the font size on iPhone a little bit.
So, here is how the full Brain Trauma Foundation section on the surgical guidelines look in the iPhone menu of NeuroMind 2:
Now they’re just in the order in which they appear in the guidelines. Probably I will change this into alphabetical order later on… The latest developments on NeuroMind
2 are available here
Surgical Neurology International