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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.

FDA Approves Blood Test to Assess Concussion

FDA Approves Blood Test to Assess Concussion

The FDA has approved the Brain Trauma Indicator to evaluate mild TBI in adults.

Significant Head Injury Reported in 7 Percent of Children: CDC

Significant Head Injury Reported in 7 Percent of Children: CDC

Less than 10% of boys and girls aged 3-17 have ever had a significant head injury in 2016.

Mortality Risk Similar for Players With Long, Short NFL Careers

Mortality Risk Similar for Players With Long, Short NFL Careers

Career participation in football is not associated with an increased risk for all-cause mortality compared with limited participation.

Traumatic Brain Injury Associated With Increased Dementia Risk

Traumatic Brain Injury Associated With Increased Dementia Risk

Traumatic brain injury is associated with an inreased risk of dementia.

Traumatic Brain Injury Tauopathy Can Be Induced by Closed-Head Impact

Traumatic Brain Injury Tauopathy Can Be Induced by Closed-Head Impact

TBI-related tauopathy can be induced by closed-head impact injuries independent of concussive signs.

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