4th Neurological Mission 2012

April 8, 2012

April 8, 2012

What happend during the mission?

We evaluated a total of 245 patients with neurological complaints. Most of the patients were from urban and rural areas of the Napo Province. Of the total number of patients evaluated, 129 had epilepsy, 54% were under 14 years old. A total of 37 EEGs were performed, as well as 92 CT scans. Medications were available continuously free of charge in the local hospital pharmacy, supplied by the Ministry of Health of Ecuador.

Team of Volunteers

Patricio Sebastian Espinosa, MD, MPH-North Oaks Neurology, LA
Franca Cambi, MD-Univ. Kentucky
Jennifer Lyons, MD-BWH
Esteban Ortiz, MD-Ecuador
Dr. Ines Fernandez- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
Alexandra Cadena -Pedihabilidad –Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
Hospital Nurses-Tena, Ecuador
Dominic Fee, MD-Univ. Kentucky
Joshua Klein, MD, BWH
Lacey Norwood, EEG Tech, North Oaks , LA
Denise Dvorques, MD-Ecuador
Yaira Espinosa, Kids Room
Viviana Briones-Registration- Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
Karin Swartz, MD-Univ. Kentucky
Sarah Wahlster, MD, BWH
Yaira Garzon, MD MSHS, CCRC, Logistics, INternational Neurololgy, ECR
Saad Yazdani, College Student
Nicole Falcone -Pedihabilidad –Hospital Velasco Ibarra Tena Ecuador
Hospital Residents

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