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ALLMedicine™ Head Injury Center

Research & Reviews  2,232 results

Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on pediatric emergency department utilization for head ...
Journal of Investigative Medicine : the Official Publicat... Satoskar S, Badaki OB et. al.

May 12th, 2022 - Head injuries are a leading cause of death and disability in children, accounting for numerous emergency department (ED) visits. It is unclear how the COVID-19 pandemic has influenced healthcare utilization for pediatric head injuries. We hypothes...

Prophylactic zinc supplementation modulates hippocampal ionic zinc and partially remedi...
Behavioural Brain Research; Neely CLC, Barkey RE et. al.

May 10th, 2022 - Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegenerative condition caused by repetitive mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) that leads to impaired executive functioning, emotional disturbances, and disordered memory, warranting both...

Association of Concussion History and Prolonged Recovery in Youth.
Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine : Official Journal of ... Chizuk HM, Cunningham A et. al.

May 10th, 2022 - To determine the number of prior concussions associated with increased incidence of persistent postconcussive symptoms (PPCS) in a cohort of acutely concussed pediatric patients. Prospective observational cohort study. Three university-affiliated ...

Platelet Transfusion and Outcomes After Massive Transfusion Protocol Activation for Maj...
Anesthesia and Analgesia; Aichholz PK, Lee SA et. al.

May 7th, 2022 - Incorporation of massive transfusion protocols (MTPs) into acute major trauma care has reduced hemorrhagic mortality, but the threshold and timing of platelet transfusion in MTP are controversial. This study aimed to describe early (first 4 hours)...

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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.
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.
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...
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.
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  59 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  78 results

Translational Immunodiagnostics in Stroke (TrImS)

Apr 29th, 2022 - Introduction Stroke is a leading cause of overall mortality, morbidity and disability worldwide. In 2010 it was the second leading cause of death whilst in 2019 it ranked third overall for disability adjusted life years (DALYs) and second for thos...

Examining the Longitudinal Relationship Between Sleep and Weight Gain in College Students

Apr 27th, 2022 - This two-year prospective, observational study examines the relationship between habitual short sleep and weight gain, as well as the association between habitual short sleep and behaviors that put people at risk of weight gain. Habitual short sle...

Apomorphine in Severe Brain-injured Patients

Apr 7th, 2022 - Background: Patients who survive severe brain injury may develop chronic disorders of consciousness (DoC). Treating these patients to improve recovery is extremely challenging because of scarce and inefficient therapeutical options. Among pharmaco...

Mild Head Injury, Antiplatelets, and Anticoagulants

Mar 31st, 2022 - Mild head injury (MHI) is one of the most common causes of emergency department (ED) admission. Approximately 20% of MHI patients admitted to PS with a mild traumatic brain injury is taking antiplatelet medications and 10% is taking oral anticoagu...

Sports-related Concussion: Physiological, Biomechanical and Cognitive Methodology

Mar 16th, 2022 - Background: Regular participation in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in contact sports may be related to increases in cerebrovascular injury and head trauma. The diagnosis of head injury is lacking in validated objective measures immediate ...

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News  288 results

Study Supports Use of Hypertonic Saline in Pediatric TBI

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...

Post-traumatic Epilepsy Common Even After 'Mild' TBI

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

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 --...

HCQ and MS; Guillain-Barre and COVID Vax; Neural Fingerprints Can Tell Who You Are

Oct 19th, 2021 - The antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) was associated with reduced disability worsening in people with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), a phase II trial showed. (Annals of Neurology) The FDA approved injectable high-dose naloxo...

Four Police Suicides in The Aftermath of the Capitol Siege: What Can We Learn?

Aug 26th, 2021 - Officer Scott Davis is a passionate man who thinks and talks quickly. As a member of the Special Events Team for Montgomery County, Maryland, he was already staging in Rockville, outside of Washington, DC, when the call came in last January 6 to m...

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Patient Education  29 results see all →