CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian Journal of Neurotrauma 2020; 17(02): 062-068
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1713313
Review Article

The Evolution of NIMHANS Neurotrauma Care

Dhananjaya I. Bhat
1  Department of Neurosurgery, RV Aster Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
,
B. Indira Devi
2  Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Dhaval Shukla
2  Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
,
Akshay V. Kulkarni
2  Department of Neurosurgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Abstract

Neurotrauma services in NIMHANS, Bangalore, have been evolving since its inception in 1958. At present, it is a major referral center for Karnataka and surrounding districts of the southern states. It has many firsts to its credit, from having a separate building to having dedicated trauma teams to manage the service 24/7. It has made rapid strides in healthcare delivery based on data-driven evidence, improvisation with Lean sigma approach, and contribution through research and publications. This center has won best Neurotrauma center award in 2010.



Publication History

Publication Date:
17 June 2020 (online)

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