Tag Archives: outcome

If concussions aren’t healed, new blow can be crippling

Second-impact syndrome can occur when a person 21 or younger suffers a second blow to the head after a previous concussion has not fully or properly healed. The second blow does not even need to be a severe one. Read … Continue reading

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Impact of genetic variation on hormone levels and outcome after traumatic brain injury

In contrast to clinical serum hormone studies, higher CSF E2/T ratio was associated with better outcome. Read article

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Traumatic brain injury and diet

Alterations in diet and nutritional strategies have been shown to decrease both morbidity and mortality after injury. Read article

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The impact of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder on recovery from mild traumatic brain injury

Patients who sustain mild TBIs in the setting of a premorbid diagnosis of ADHD are more likely to be moderately disabled by the injury than are patients without ADHD. Read article

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A history of low birth weight alters recovery following a future head injury

Findings suggest a history of LBW influences the recovery trajectory following childhood TBI. Read article

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Youth Mood After Traumatic Brain Injury

Even after the brain heals, a young person with a brain injury may still experience symptoms years later. Read article

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Biopsychosocial outcome following uncomplicated mild traumatic Brain Injury

There were no significant differences between the uncomplicated MTBI and healthy control group on any measures of learning and memory. Read article

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