Chronic pain is common after traumatic brain injury.
Repetitive head impact exposure appears to be a predisposing factor for the onset of concussion.
Concussion-related serum biomarkers vary by sex and race, which may complicate their interpretation.
Sub-concussive head impacts suffered over the course of a single season of youth tackle football may not be associated with neurocognitive functional outcomes.
A 2016 experimental rule change in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Ivy League play has been linked to a reduction in concussions among players.
A jugular vein compression collar can prevent white matter alterations associated with head impact exposure among female high school soccer players.
Age, sex, and family factors play a role in the persistence of post-concussion symptoms one year after injury.
Percentile-Based Systolic Blood Pressure Targets Better Identify Hypotension in Severe Pediatric TBI
The investigators observed an increased risk for in-hospital mortality among patients with systolic blood pressure in the <75th percentile across all ages.
The prevalence of traumatic brain injury is 2.5% among US children, and TBI is associated with several health conditions.
Female soccer players exhibit more widespread evidence of microstructural white matter alteration than males, despite having similar exposure to heading.
Use of a decision aid can improve parent knowledge for children with minor head injury at intermediate risk of clinically important traumatic brain injury.
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