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ALLMedicine™ Head Injury Center

Research & Reviews  2,586 results

Head injury among older adults and their clinical management: one year of emergency dep...
https://doi.org/10.1080/02699052.2022.2077989
Brain Injury; Hawley C, Sakr M et. al.

Jul 1st, 2022 - Primary: describe characteristics of adults aged ≥65 attending the Emergency Department (ED) at one major trauma center. Secondary: examine co-morbidities and complications; identify use of anticoagulant/antiplatelet medication among older adults ...

Incomplete recovery in patients with minor head injury directly discharged home from th...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-057308
BMJ Open; Coffeng SM, Jacobs B et. al.

Jun 30th, 2022 - To determine the frequency of post-traumatic complaints and recovery rate of non-hospitalised patients with minor head injury (MHI) and their relationship with demographic and injury characteristics. We also evaluated the differences between patie...

Subdural Hematoma Surgery
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/247472-overview

Jun 28th, 2022 - Background A subdural hematoma (SDH) is a common neurosurgical disorder that often requires surgical intervention. It is a type of intracranial hemorrhage that occurs beneath the dura (essentially, a collection of blood over the surface of the bra...

Subdural Hematoma Surgery
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/247472-overview

Jun 28th, 2022 - Background A subdural hematoma (SDH) is a common neurosurgical disorder that often requires surgical intervention. It is a type of intracranial hemorrhage that occurs beneath the dura (essentially, a collection of blood over the surface of the bra...

Subdural Hematoma Surgery
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/247472-print

Jun 28th, 2022 - A subdural hematoma (SDH) is a common neurosurgical disorder that often requires surgical intervention. It is a type of intracranial hemorrhage that occurs beneath the dura (essentially, a collection of blood over the surface of the brain) and may...

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Guidelines  6 results

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® Head Trauma: 2021 Update.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2021.01.006
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.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacr.2016.02.023
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...

Early management of head injury: summary of updated NICE guidance.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g104
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Hodgkinson S, Pollit V et. al.

Jan 24th, 2014 - Early management of head injury: summary of updated NICE guidance.|2014|Hodgkinson S,Pollit V,Sharpin C,Lecky F, ,|injuries,physiopathology,diagnosis,diagnostic imaging,therapy,standards,standards,standards,

Scandinavian guidelines for initial management of minimal, mild and moderate head injur...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3621842
BMC Medicine; Undén J, Ingebrigtsen T et. al.

Feb 26th, 2013 - The management of minimal, mild and moderate head injuries is still controversial. In 2000, the Scandinavian Neurotrauma Committee (SNC) presented evidence-based guidelines for initial management of these injuries. Since then, considerable new evi...

Outcome measurements in major trauma--results of a consensus meeting.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.injury.2012.05.008
Injury Ardolino A, Sleat G et. al.

Jun 15th, 2012 - The NHS Outcomes Framework for England has identified recovery from major injury as an important clinical area. At present, there are no established outcome indicators. As more patients survive major trauma, outcomes will need to be measured in te...

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Drugs  64 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  245 results

Evaluation, Pathogenesis, and Outcome of Subjects With or Suspected Traumatic Brain Injury
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01132937

Jun 24th, 2022 - Objective To generate natural history data for cohort-based comparisons to serve as the basis for hypothesis-driven studies and to contribute to the clinical and physiological understanding of traumatic brain injury (TBI) through the description o...

Treatment and Recovery Monitoring of Post TBI Symptoms
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02426749

Jun 14th, 2022 - TBI is a significant health problem mainly because of its plausible prolonged sequelae and lack of objective measures for recovery. The conventional treatment after a TBI is physical rehabilitation that helps with motor functional recovery. Howeve...

Long-term Clinical Correlates of Traumatic Brain Injury
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01132898

Jun 10th, 2022 - Objective The primary objective is to contribute to the understanding of non-penetrating traumatic brain injury (TBI) through the description of the relationships between neuroimaging, hematological, and extensive functional/cognitive phenotyping ...

China Cognition and Aging Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03653156

Jun 1st, 2022 - This study involved participants including Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and its subtypes、Sporadic Alzheimer's disease (SAD)、 Familial Alzheimer's disease (FAD)、Vascular dementia (VaD)、Normal control in community population and hospital popu...

Metformin in Alzheimer's Dementia Prevention
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04098666

May 26th, 2022 - STUDY PROCEDURES AT THE LEVEL OF THE PARTICIPANT. Screening. We propose a 2-tier approach for screening, including telephone pre-screening followed by in-person screening. Telephone screening includes questions about inclusion and exclusion criter...

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News  341 results

Getting a jump on recovery from sports-related concussion
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/253715/pediatrics/getting-jump-recovery-sports-related-concussion
MDedge Family Medicine; Leah Stem, MD, Gregory Castelli, PharmD, BCPS, BC-ADM

Apr 13th, 2022 - ILLUSTRATIVE CASE A 16-year-old girl with no chronic medical illness presents to your office with her parents after sustaining a head injury at a soccer game over the weekend. She collided with another player while attempting to head the ball.

Study Supports Use of Hypertonic Saline in Pediatric TBI
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971350

Apr 1st, 2022 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In children with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), giving a bolus of hypertonic saline is associated with "a significant, albeit relatively modest, reduction" in intracranial pressure during the initial hour of treat...

Woman with throbbing unilateral headache
https://www.mdedge.com/migraine-challenge-center/article/250911/migraine/woman-throbbing-unilateral-headache

Jan 19th, 2022 - Migraine is a complex disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of headache, most often unilateral and in some cases associated with photophobia or phonophobia — a constellation known as aura — that usually arises before the head pain but may a.

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After 'Mild' TBI
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/965809

Dec 30th, 2021 - A traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild type, can lead to post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) up to a year after the head injury occurs, new research suggests. Results from a multicenter, prospective cohort study showed 2.7% of nearly 1500 participa...

Cognitive Disorders Double Risk of Cognitive Impairment in Spouses
https://www.medpagetoday.com/neurology/dementia/96300

Dec 20th, 2021 - Cognitive disorders in older adults nearly doubled the risk of dementia or mild cognitive impairment in their spouses, a prospective cohort study showed. Older people with a cognitive disorder -- defined as dementia or mild cognitive impairment --...

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Patient Education  30 results see all →