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2014-04-04 23:00:12

James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital will host a ribbon cutting for its new Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center facilities on April 12 at 1 p.m. followed by a tour and reception.

2011-07-30 01:52:29

More than eight in 10 Ontarians say they would want to be taken directly to a trauma centre if they were seriously injured, even if another hospital were closer, a new poll has found.

2010-07-22 11:19:00

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During recent visits to VA polytrauma rehabilitation centers, American Legion officials discovered staffing shortages in several specialty areas, attributed to competitive salaries being offered for such positions in the private sector. "The American Legion finds this unacceptable," said Denise Williams in her written testimony before a House subcommittee today.

2010-02-26 10:55:00

State-of-Art "Polytrauma Center" Funded WASHINGTON, Feb.

2009-09-23 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, Sept 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two researchers for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in Palo Alto, Calif., were recognized with the Olin Teague Award for their research in vision issues that led to improved eye and vision injury examination techniques for Veterans. "VA has identified these techniques as 'best practices' and now requires eye exams for all patients with traumatic brain injury at VA polytrauma centers," said VA Chief of Staff John Gingrich at the awards...

2009-06-19 06:15:48

Blast-induced traumatic brain injury (TBI) has reached critical levels in modern-day warfare.

2008-07-25 12:01:20

By Kristina Peterson, Palo Alto Daily News, Calif. Jul.

2007-04-23 06:01:55

To: HEALTH/MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Rob Black of American Occupational Therapy Association, +1-301-641-4815, rblack@aota.org BETHESDA, Md., April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amputations, combat stress and traumatic brain injuries are just a few of the war injuries that Major Matthew St.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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