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Brain Trauma
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Head injury is the most common cause of neurologic illness in young people. The overall incidence of traumatic brain injury in the US is approximately 550/100,000 - approximately 2 million per year. Two-thirds of TBIs are considered "mild", whereas 20% are severe and 10% are fatal. Rate of TBI are highest in the very young, adolescents, and the elderly. From the Washington Manual of Medical Therapeutics, 35e

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Journal of neurotrauma 
Abstract: Concussion is a brain injury induced by biomechanical forces that is broadly defined as a complex pathophysiological process affecting the brain... Keyword: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.
Craniocerebral Trauma (1), Brain Injuries (1), Traumatic Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
... there is wide variation in admitting practices for patients who suffered a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) with an intracranial hemorrhage (ICH... While there was no difference in EDOU LOS, implementing a low risk mild traumatic brain injury and intracranial hemorrhage protocol in the EDOU may decrease the rate of inpatient admissions ...
Men's Health (2)
Traumatic Brain Injuries (5), Intracranial Hemorrhages (3), more mentions
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews 
AbstractText: Skeletal muscle spasticity is a major physical complication resulting from traumatic brain injury (TBI), which can lead to muscle contracture, joint stiffness, reduced range of movement, broken skin and pain. Treatments for spasticity include a range of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions, often used in combination. Management of spasticity following TBI varies from other clinical populations because of the ...
Traumatic Brain Injuries (13), Muscle Spasticity (3), Contracture (1), more mentions
Mayo Clinic proceedings
... educated (college or higher: 42 [70%] vs 100 [50%]), and more likely to be health care workers (22 [37.9%] vs 34 [17.7%]) and scored higher on knowledge questions (average correct: 75.5% vs 60. Most participants could identify potential concussion sequelae, but only 86 (34.3%) identified a concussion as a brain injury. Of the subgroups, coaches scored highest on knowledge questions.
Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
5. Airway Management in Trauma.  
Date: 11/14/2017
Emergency medicine clinics of North America 
Airway management strategies for the care of the polytrauma patient are reviewed, with specific considerations for those presenting with traumatic brain injury, suspected c-spine injury, the contaminated airway, the agitated trauma patient, maxillofacial trauma, and the traumatized airway. An approach to airway management that considers the potential anatomic and physiologic challenges in caring for these complicated trauma patients is ...
Traumatic Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
Brain : a journal of neurology
Traumatic brain injury often produces executive dysfunction... We hypothesized that executive dysfunction after traumatic brain injury would be associated with abnormal corticostriatal interactions, a question that ... and structural integrity between groups of 42 patients with traumatic brain injury and 21 age-matched controls... Traumatic brain injury patients showed disruption to functional connectivity between the caudate and ...
Traumatic Brain Injuries (6), more mentions
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
AbstractText: The optimal management of minor head injured patients with brain injury identified by CT imaging is unclear... A862-a/F2F2F2Figure 2Meta-regression of study factors predictive of neurosurgery CONCLUSION: Minor head injured patients with brain injury identified by CT imaging have a clinically important risk of serious adverse outcomes.
Men's Health (1)
Traumatic Brain Injuries (3), Brain Injuries (2), more mentions
Clinical journal of sport medicine : official journal of the Canadian Academy of Sport Medicine
Mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs) have frequently been associated with the emergence and persistence of depressive symptoms. However, the factors which contribute to the increased risk for depression after these head injuries remain unclear. Accordingly, we examined the relationship between frequency of self-reported mTBIs and current symptoms of depression and the mediating role of rumination and cognitive flexibility.
Traumatic Brain Injuries (2), Craniocerebral Trauma (1), more mentions
The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation
... technology in supporting the morning routine of persons with acquired brain injury... hygiene and dressing.An inpatient neurorehabilitation hospital.Persons with acquired brain injury who required prompting when following their morning routine (n = 24 ... Participants (67% with traumatic brain injury) had impairment on indices of memory and executive function.A ...
Neurology
Letter Re: Practice guideline summary: Reducing brain injury following cardiopulmonary resuscitation: Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and Implementation Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology..
JAMA neurology
Sensitivity to the Deficits Associated With Traumatic Brain Injury or Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy..
Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (2), Traumatic Brain Injuries (2), more mentions
Critical care medicine
AbstractText: The Eurotherm3235 trial showed that therapeutic hypothermia was deleterious in patients with raised intracranial pressure following traumatic brain injury. We sought to ascertain if increased temperature variability within the first 48 hours, or for 7 days post randomization, were modifiable risk factors associated with poorer outcome AbstractText: Eurotherm3235 was a multicenter randomized controlled trial.
Traumatic Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery
AbstractText: Diffuse axonal injury (DAI) on MRI has been associated with poor functional outcome after moderate-severe traumatic brain injury (msTBI. Yet, DAI assessment with highly-sensitive MRI-techniques is unfeasible in the acute trauma setting, and CT remains the key diagnostic modality despite its lower sensitivity. We sought to determine whether CT-defined-hemorrhagic-DAI (hDAI) is associated with ...
Diffuse Axonal Injury (5), Traumatic Brain Injuries (2), more mentions
American journal of surgery
PPP controlled pelvic hemorrhage in all patients. Overall mortality rate was 7% with one death due to traumatic brain injury.PPP is effective for hemorrhage control in patients with open pelvic fractures. PPP should be used in a standard protocol for hemodynamically unstable patients with pelvic fractures regardless of associated perineal injuries.
Hemorrhage (5), Traumatic Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
European heart journal
... VKAs) and non-VKAs oral anticoagulants (NOACs) following traumatic injury in atrial fibrillation (AF) patients AbstractText: This was a Danish nationwide registry-based study (2005-16), including 4541 oral anticoagulant (OAC)-treated AF patients experiencing traumatic injury (defined as traumatic brain injury, hip fracture, or traumatic torso or abdominal injury.
Cardiovascular Diseases (7), Muscular and Skeletal Diseases (1)
Stroke (4), Atrial Fibrillation (3), Traumatic Brain Injuries (1), more mentions
Journal of neurosurgery 
... brain abscess, or subgaleal fluid collections), and it decreased surgical time by 31 minutes on average. There was also a hospital cost reduction of $420.00 USD (23.4% reduction) per procedure. Clinical trial registration no.: NCT02594137 (clinicaltrials.gov) Keyword: DC = decompressive craniectomy. Keyword: GCS = Glasgow Coma Scale. Keyword: GOS = Glasgow Outcome Scale. Keyword: TBI = traumatic brain injury... Keyword: traumatic brain injury.
Traumatic Brain Injuries (3), Wound Infections (2), Brain Abscess (2), more mentions
Critical care (London, England) 
Risk factors include renal dysfunction, excessive dosing, preexisting brain injury, and elevated serum cefepime concentrations. We aimed to characterize the clinical course of cefepime neurotoxicity and response to interventions AbstractText: A librarian-assisted search identified publications describing cefepime-associated neurotoxicity from January 1980 to February 2016 using the CINAHL and MEDLINE databases.
Infectious Diseases (1)
Status Epilepticus (4), Myoclonus (4), Coma (3), more mentions
Neuropsychologia 
Abstract: Research on changes in personality and behavior following brain damage has focused largely on negative outcomes, such as increased irritability, moodiness, and social inappropriateness. However, clinical observations suggest that some patients may actually show positive personality and behavioral changes following a neurological event. In the current work, we investigated neuroanatomical correlates of positive personality and behavioral changes following a ...
Neoplasms (1), Stroke (1), more mentions
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology 
Abstract: The development of novel neuroprotective treatments for acute stroke has been fraught with failures, which supports the view of ischemic brain damage as a highly complex multifactorial process. Post-translational modifications such as small ubiquitin-like modifier (SUMO)ylation have emerged as critical molecular regulatory mechanisms in states of both homeostasis and ischemic stress, as evidenced by our previous ...
Cardiovascular Diseases (3)
Stroke (2), Ischemia (1), Acute Stroke (1), more mentions