Monthly Archives: June 2013

Brain Injury May Raise Stroke Risk

People who have a traumatic brain injury may be more likely to suffer a stroke, a large new study suggests. Read article Advertisements

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Costs of care following traumatic brain injury

Duration of post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) was a strong predictor of all costs and stronger than Glasgow Coma Score. Read article

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Teens Report High Rate of Head Trauma

Roughly one in every five kids in Ontario middle schools and high schools has suffered a traumatic brain injury, researchers found. Read article

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Delayed intracranial hypertension and cerebral edema in severe pediatric head injury

Late-onset IH is a relatively common clinical condition in the pediatric population with severe TBI (present in 13% of the cases in our series), and the presence of a Marshall III CT scan at admission is a significant risk factor … Continue reading

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Some Kids’ Head Injuries Heal Slower

ADHD may hinder mild traumatic brain injury recovery in youth. Read article

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Cognitive reserve components as expressed in traumatic brain injury

Findings provide empirical support for the notion of a multi-factorial CR and suggest a coherent framework for further investigation. Read article

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Head Trauma Sensors Aim to Measure Concussion Risks

New wearable sensors could potentially save lives by gauging the impact of a bump, blow or jolt to the head. Read article

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