Neurology Career and Resource Center

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Neurology Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2016 LocumTenens.com Neurology Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com Neurology salary survey highlight annual average neurologist salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report, which is available for download.

App streamlines EMS communication, proves to be life-saving for stroke patients

Source: Journal of Emergency Medical Services

Pulsara is a new mobile application built to improve communication between EMS and hospitals, which has the potential to save many stroke patients’ lives. The app assists first responders by determining the severity of the stroke through a series of questions. During the critical prehospital period, medics now have the ability to communicate patient information, vital signs and images of the ECG or injuries. It also calculates the traffic, in real time, to pick the quickest route and best hospital for the patient and alerts that hospital of the arrival time; therefore, shaving off valuable minutes to continue saving lives.

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Split-brain surgery: understanding both halves of the brain

Source: NPR

Experiments conducted by the SAGE Center for the Study of Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara debunked prior beliefs that cutting the corpus callosum had no effect on patients. This research showed consciousness should not be thought of as one system. By simply disconnecting and dividing the two halves, researchers found patients could have two consciousnesses.

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