Tag Archives: TBI

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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Simple Test can Indicate Prolonged Symptoms Following Pediatric Sports-Related Concussion

[Source: Science Daily] Researchers have found that abnormal performance on the Romberg balance test can indicate that children and adolescents will experience prolonged symptoms following sports-related concussion. Concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury. In most cases, symptoms … Continue reading

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Study Probes How Concussion Impacts Deep Brain Structure

[Source:  Psych Central] Concussion researchers have long suspected that damage to the brain’s corpus callosum could be the underlying reason behind certain side effects of concussion, including dizziness or vision problems. Their hypothesis states that damage to the corpus callosum — … Continue reading

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