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Unmet Therapy Needs Common in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury

Unmet Therapy Needs Common in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury

Children hospitalized for traumatic brain injury tend to have unmet needs for educational and rehabilitation services approximately 2 years after a traumatic brain injury event.

Concussion Misdiagnosis Associated With Emergency Department Stay, Injury Type

Concussion Misdiagnosis Associated With Emergency Department Stay, Injury Type

Approximately 16% of patients who met the WHO's concussion criteria did not receive a concussion diagnosis.

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Increased Parkinson Disease Risk in Veterans

Traumatic Brain Injury Linked to Increased Parkinson Disease Risk in Veterans

Patients with TBI had a higher incidence of PD compared with patients without TBI.

Sports-Related Concussion Outcomes Predicted With Serum Neurofilament Light

Sports-Related Concussion Outcomes Predicted With Serum Neurofilament Light

The investigators sought to compare NfL and tau as blood biomarkers for acute SRC and to establish whether their concentrations at various time points following the injury are linked to prolonged time to return to play.

Mild TBI May Increase Risk of Parkinson Disease

Mild TBI May Increase Risk of Parkinson Disease

Mild traumatic brain injury is associated with increased risk of Parkinson disease among military veterans.

Hypercapnic Acidosis Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in Acute Cerebral Injury

Hypercapnic Acidosis Associated With Increased Mortality Risk in Acute Cerebral Injury

Hypercapnic acidosis may be associated with increased mortality in mechanically ventilated patients with acute cerebral injury.

Baseline Neurocognitive Testing May Be Misleading in Concussion Evaluation

Baseline Neurocognitive Testing May Be Misleading in Concussion Evaluation

The researchers suggest a need for EVI recalibration to adjust for potential associations between examinee age and assessment context.

Traumatic Brain Injury Rare for Children With Isolated Vomiting

Traumatic Brain Injury Rare for Children With Isolated Vomiting

Children presenting with head injury with isolated vomiting rarely have clinically important TBI.

Risk of Secondary ADHD Higher After Childhood TBI

Risk of Secondary ADHD Higher After Childhood TBI

Severe pediatric traumatic brain injury increases secondary ADHD risk.

Trauma Center Care Associated With Improved Head Injury Outcomes

Trauma Center Care Associated With Improved Head Injury Outcomes

Patients with severe head injury have better outcomes if they are treated in trauma centers.

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