Tag Archives: TBI

Study: Blood Test Detects Concussion and Subconcussive Injuries in Children and Adults

[Source:  Medical X-Press] n one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers at Orlando Health are making new progress in finding ways to detect a traumatic yet sinister brain injury—and getting closer to preventing further damage. Subconcussive injuries often … Continue reading

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Researchers Refine Guidelines for Pediatric Brain Injuries

[Medical X-Press] When a child suffers a head trauma, medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain. Measuring and regulating the child’s level of carbon dioxide is critical to ensuring the brain is getting … Continue reading

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Researchers Study New Method of Assessing Severity of Pediatric TBI

[Source: Medical X-Press] A team of international scientists, including Melbourne researchers, has found blood samples can help gauge the severity of children’s brain injuries, indicating which children will recover and which will need ongoing support. The Murdoch Children’s Research Institute … Continue reading

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Nearly 3/4ths of TBIs in Under 19s Caused by Consumer Products

[Source:  Science Daily] A vast report, looking at the products and activities associated with non-fatal traumatic brain injuries for youngsters aged up to 19, in 66 US hospitals’ emergency departments, has revealed that floors, beds and American football are posing … Continue reading

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Pediatric Therapy Corner: Children with Brain Injury: Recovery and School

All material Copyright © 2009 Lash & Associates Publishing/Training, Inc This article is reprinted with the express permission of Lash & Associates as it appears on their website By: Marilyn Lash, M.S.W. An injury to a child can be an … Continue reading

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