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Research & Reviews  1,636 results

Timing of venous thromboembolic pharmacological prophylaxis in traumatic combined subdu...
American Journal of Surgery; Jakob DA, Lewis M et. al.

Nov 24th, 2021 - The combination of subdural and subarachnoid hemorrhage is the most common intracranial bleeding. The present study evaluated the timing and type of venous thromboembolic chemoprophylaxis (VTEp) for efficacy and safety in patients with blunt head ...

Concussion in Head Trauma.
Facial Plastic Surgery Clinics of North America; Key VH, Noland JB

Nov 24th, 2021 - Concussion in the setting of facial trauma is an entity that can be overlooked. Having a high index of suspicion is critical in initial management and prompt treatment. Clinical signs can be common manifestations of a concussion. Serial examinatio...

Retrospective analysis of 195 surgically treated cases of chronic subdural hematoma.
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Erdogan B, Is M et. al.

Nov 23rd, 2021 - The incidence of chronic subdural hematoma (CSDH) is increasing. This study evaluates the etiologic causes and findings of CSDH and compared unilateral CSDH with bilateral CSDH. This study aims to draw attention to this increasingly prevalent cond...

Predicting factors for abnormal brain computed tomography in children with minor head t...
BMC Emergency Medicine; Naghibi T, Rostami M et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - Deciding whether a cranial Computed Tomography (CT) scan in a patient with minor head trauma (MHT) is necessary or not has always been challenging. Diagnosing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a fundamental part of MHT managing especially in childre...

Delayed Tentorial Subdural Hematoma Caused by Traumatic Posterior Cerebral Artery Aneur...
The American Journal of Case Reports; Fuga M, Tanaka T et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - BACKGROUND Subdural hematoma (SDH) caused by traumatic intracranial aneurysm (TICA) is rare. TICAs are known to rupture easily, resulting in a high morbidity and mortality rate. Therefore, accurate diagnosis and treatment are crucial for preservin...

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Guidelines  6 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma: 2021 Update.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Shih RY et. al.

May 8th, 2021 - Head trauma (ie, head injury) is a significant public health concern and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and young adults. Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head and brain injury, which can be sepa...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Ryan ME et. al.

May 7th, 2020 - Head trauma is a frequent indication for cranial imaging in children. The majority of accidental pediatric head trauma is minor and sustained without intracranial injury. Well-validated pediatric-specific clinical decision guidelines should be use...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Tinnitus.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Kessler MM et. al.

Nov 6th, 2017 - Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the absence of an external source. It is a common symptom that can be related to hearing loss and other benign causes. However, tinnitus may be disabling and can be the only symptom in a patient with a centra...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Suspected Physical Abuse-Child.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; , Wootton-Gorges SL et. al.

May 6th, 2017 - The youngest children, particularly in the first year of life, are the most vulnerable to physical abuse. Skeletal survey is the universal screening examination in children 24 months of age and younger. Fractures occur in over half of abused child...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria Head Trauma.
Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR; Shetty VS, Reis MN et. al.

Jun 5th, 2016 - Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head trauma. Several guidelines have been published for identifying which patients can avoid neuroimaging. Noncontrast head CT is the most appropriate initial examination in patients with m...

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Drugs  24 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  54 results

Bupropion-Enhanced Contingency Management (CM) for Cocaine Dependence

Sep 20th, 2021 - The efficacy of behavior therapies may be enhanced by certain medications, particularly those that act on dopaminergic systems. The purpose of this project is to examine effects of bupropion on initiation and maintenance of cocaine abstinence in a...

Defining Core Outcomes and Data Elements (CODE) in Chronic Subdural Haematoma

Sep 16th, 2021 - Chronic subdural haematoma (CSDH) is a collection of blood and fluid surrounded by membranes that accumulates on the brain surface over weeks to months. It predominately affects older people and often has a delayed association with a preceding hea...

HEAD Injury Serum Markers and Multi-modalities for Assessing Response to Trauma

Aug 4th, 2021 - This study proposes to collect data using a multi-modality approach including blood biomarkers, clinical assessments, neurocognitive performance, and neuropsychological characteristics, to identify subjects with a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)...

Growth Hormone Replacement Therapy for Retried Professional Football Players

Jul 29th, 2021 - GHD is the most common anterior pituitary abnormality after traumatic brain injury (TBI). It can occur as a result of either direct pituitary or indirect hypothalamic injury. Sports-related repetitive head trauma might induce pituitary dysfunction...

Effect of E-BAL on Severity of VAP Assessed Through CPIS on the Patients of Traumatic Brain Injury in Neurocritical Care, Also Effect on Days of Ventilation and ICU Stay.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Severe traumatic brain injury is a serious and ever growing issue of public health and the social economy of the World. It comprises 10% of all brain injuries and contributes to the high proportion of disabilities and deaths (McGarry et al., 2002;...

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News  243 results

Community Mourns Nurse Knocked Over, Killed in Times Square

Oct 12th, 2021 - The outpouring of support for a longtime New Jersey oncology nurse who died after being knocked to the ground in Times Square by a fleeing cellphone thief culminated in a mass Monday in New York City. The mass was promoted by the local consulate g...

Stop Blaming the Unvaccinated

Aug 27th, 2021 - As politicians battle over masks and mandates, heated rhetoric has been used to describe the fourth heartbreaking surge in COVID as a “pandemic of the unvaccinated.” While it may serve to further divide red and blue states, I disagree with the ass...

ECG Challenge: Irregular Rhythms After Head Trauma

Aug 4th, 2021 - A 65-year-old man is admitted to the hospital after a fall, resulting in head trauma and a laceration. He is under observation for suspected cerebral contusion. While on telemetry, pauses in the rhythm were noted and a 12-lead ECG was obtained (Fi...

Low Risk of Delayed Brain Bleed After Blunt Head Trauma in Older People on DOAC Therapy

Apr 16th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There is a low risk of delayed intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) in older patients on direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) therapy who fall and hit their head, according to a new study. This finding calls into question the need...

Pediatric Minority Patients Less Likely to Undergo ED Imaging

Feb 8th, 2021 - Significant racial and ethnic differences in diagnostic imaging rates exist among children receiving care in pediatric EDs across the United States, Jennifer R. Marin, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children's Hospital of Pitts...

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Patient Education  11 results see all →