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2013-10-31 23:25:59

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest reports on Trauma Fixation Market for US & South American to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Traumatic injury patients that come into the Emergency Room (ER) experience orthopedic injury in the form of fractures 60% to 65% of the time, based on conversations with key opinion leaders. Of this population, 45%-50% are operable and require fracture repair techniques in the form of external or internal fixation. As the global population...

2013-11-01 00:20:47

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Institute, Inc. (CII) hosts, "In Harm's Way: Trauma-Informed Care and Secondary Traumatic Stress," a national conference focused on topics gaining widespread professional and public attention: trauma-informed practice with children and families affected by violence, poverty and other trauma; and stress prevention and self-care for the professionals who help them. Supporters include the Los Angeles County Department of...

2013-10-31 10:34:32

University of Notre Dame researchers have, for the first time, identified the enzymes that are detrimental to diabetic wound healing and those that are beneficial to repair the wound. There are currently no therapeutics for diabetic wound healing. The current standard of care is palliative to keep the wound clean and free of infection. In the United States, 66,000 diabetic individuals each year undergo lower-limb amputations due to wounds that failed to heal. A team of researchers from...

2013-10-30 11:07:26

A crucial component of wound healing in many animals, including humans, is the migration of nearby skin cells toward the center of the wound. These cells fill the wound in and help prevent infection while new skin cells regenerate. How do these neighboring skin cells know which way to migrate? What directional cues are they receiving from the wound site? A new paper by Mark Messerli and David Graham of the MBL’s Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering clarifies...

2013-10-30 10:16:47

TAU research shows children of Holocaust survivors react differently to trauma Modern medicine usually considers trauma — both the physical and the psychological kinds — as unequivocally damaging. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University are lending support to a more philosophical view of suffering, finding that trauma, however terrible, may have distinct psychological benefits. Last year, junior investigator Dr. Sharon Dekel and Prof. Zahava Solomon of TAU's Bob Shapell School of...

2013-10-30 08:30:39

Enrollment begins in study evaluating Procellera® in the treatment of blisters at Fort Benning CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vomaris Wound Care, Inc., a regenerative medical device company specializing in microcurrent field generating technologies for the wound care market, announced that in an effort to identify improved options for wound care, a clinical study to investigate Procellera(®) Wound Dressing on acute wound healing in U.S. Army Rangers has been...

2013-10-29 23:35:22

Honey has been used since ancient times as a therapy for fighting infections in wounds. Though its popularity died down with the invention of antibiotics, it's recently seen a re-emergence and is likely to popularize immensely over the next few years. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Although honey is one of the most ancient conventional therapies for fighting infections, its popularity waned in the early 20th century when antibiotics popularized. However, in recent years,...

2013-10-29 15:52:31

Injuries may put athletes at risk for long-term back problems Lower back injuries are the third most common injuries suffered in athletes under age 18, according to a study presented by Loyola University Medical Center sports medicine physician Neeru Jayanthi, MD. Many injuries are severe enough to sideline young athletes for one-to-six months, and put them at future risk for long-term back problems. Jayanthi presented findings Oct. 28 at the American Academy of Pediatrics National...

2013-10-28 23:23:00

Study was presented at the Combined Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting in Venice, Italy. Lund, Sweden (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 BONESUPPORT AB, an emerging leader in injectable bone substitutes for orthopedic trauma, bone infections and instrument augmentation related to orthopedic surgery, announced results from a five-year follow-up study on patients treated with CERAMENT™|BONE VOID FILLER, as presented at the Combined Orthopaedic Research Society (CORS) meeting in Venice, Italy. The...

2013-10-25 10:28:19

Performing surgery to take pressure off the spine after a traumatic injury soon after the event could prevent or reverse some of the secondary damage caused by swelling and decreased blood flow to the injured spine. However, strong evidence to support early spinal surgery is lacking, mainly because the available study data cannot be easily compared, as explained in a review of this controversial field published in Journal of Neurotrauma, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,...


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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
2013-07-19 15:31:29

Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...

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