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2013-01-06 05:03:38

Doctor Ann Engelland, author of recent book on concussions, It’s All in Your Head: Everyone’s Guide to Managing Concussions, explains what we can glean from the misfortunes of the Secretary

2013-01-03 15:25:29

When initial computed tomography (CT) scans show bleeding within the brain after mild head injury, decisions about repeated CT scans should be based on the patient's neurological condition.

2013-01-01 10:54:52

Physicians at Indiana University School of Medicine and the Northwest Radiology Network (Indianapolis, Indiana) report the case of a 17-year-old high school football player with second impact syndrome (SIS).

2012-12-19 16:58:23

pace research has developed a new way of measuring the pressure inside your skull using simple sound waves from headphones.

2012-12-19 15:13:57

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among children in China are a growing public health concern.

MRIs Detect Brain Injuries That CT Scans Fail To Find
2012-12-19 11:40:05

Scientists recently discovered that hospital MRIs could help show signs of mild traumatic brain injuries that may not be seen with CT scans.

2012-12-18 05:01:29

The Western New York Head Injury Seminar, co-sponsored by the Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA), New York State Athletic

Study Finds Standard Of Care Not A Significant Improvement For Traumatic Brain Injury
2012-12-13 12:12:43

University of Washington Costly intracranial pressure monitoring re-examined by researchers in US and Latin America For patients with a traumatic brain injury, the default standard of care has just been turned on its head by a group of researchers at the University of Washington working with colleagues at six hospitals in Bolivia and Ecuador. In a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine Dec. 12, the researchers found that intracranial pressure monitoring — the...

2012-11-21 15:27:25

MRI shows changes in the brains of people with post-concussion syndrome (PCS).


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