- Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Pieter L. Kubben
Department of Neurosurgery, Maastricht University Medical Center, The Netherlands
DOI:10.4103/2152-7806.93852Copyright: © 2012 Kubben PL. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
How to cite this article: Kubben PL. SLIC 2: Improved decision support for subaxial cervical spine injury. Surg Neurol Int 14-Mar-2012;3:30
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Mobile clinical decision support systems (mCDSS) have been described to improve adherence to guidelines.[
Since January 2012, the second version of SLIC has become available, and can be downloaded for free from our site (go to the “Apps” section in the menu). The app has been updated to run on iOS 5, and has got some improvements over the previous version. First, SLIC 2 runs on iPhone, iPad, and Android. Second, SLIC 2 offers more interactive features compared to the first version. The SLIC score itself can now be calculated automatically [
SLIC 2 shares the same programming code intelligence that is used for NeuroMind 2, which will be available soon. This allows to expand the current features of SLIC 2 to offer even more interactivity, and, for example, decision support on other spine injuries. In the “Posts” section of the menu on our site, you can go to “Information Technology” to read the latest updates on new developments. In the posts on the implementation of the surgical guidelines of the Brain Trauma Foundation, you can get an impression of what is currently possible and what is currently being developed.
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