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Studies Inconsistent on When Concussed Students Should Return to Learn, Policies and Protocols May Be Needed

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Reintegration into school has been a noticeably neglected area of focus in concussion research, particularly in comparison to research on return-to-play. When and how a student should be fully integrated into the classroom are just two questions UAB and Children’s of Alabama researchers are looking to answer.

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Anesthesia, Simulation, Simulation education, interactive experience

American Society of Anesthesiologists and CAE Healthcare launch first-of-its-kind interactive simulation product, Anesthesia SimSTAT – Trauma

Anesthesia providers have been unable to improve their education and management of anesthetic emergencies in a virtual online environment, on-demand, from a simple laptop – until now. Today, the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), and CAE Healthcare unveiled Anesthesia SimSTAT – Trauma, the first in a series of Anesthesia SimSTAT interactive screen-based simulation modules.

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Pancreas, Trauma

Patient’s Freak Pancreas Injury Spurs Rapid Response

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CT scans of her head at a local hospital were clear. After persistent pain in her abdomen in the hours that followed, doctors performed another CT, this time of her stomach. The images revealed her pancreas had split in half. Macie was a ticking time bomb.

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Mental Health, Trauma, Anxiety, Natural Disasters, Ut Southwestern

Coping with Mental Anxiety From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

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Communities devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will spend years recovering from the destruction left in the storms’ wake.

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Journal of Trauma Nursing, acute pain, Opioids

Treating Acute Pain in Opioid-Dependent Patients – Review and Recommendations

As healthcare providers see more patients with opioid abuse and dependence, they face a difficult challenge: What's the best way to manage acute pain without contributing to the patient's opioid use disorder (OUD)? A review and recommendations for acute pain treatment in patients with OUD is presented in in the September/October Journal of Trauma Nursing, official publication of the Society of Trauma Nurses. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Traumatic Brain Injury, Emotion Regulation, Telerehabilitation, Group Treatment, Web-based group intervention, Videoconferencing, The Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

New Treatment Approaches to Emotional Problems after TBI

Patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) commonly have emotional difficulties—a persistent problem with limited treatment options. New approaches to treatment for emotional deficits after TBI are presented in the September/October special issue of the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (JHTR). The official journal of the Brain Injury Association of America, JHTR is published by Wolters Kluwer.

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Amantadine, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Injury, TBI, Aggression, clinical trial, Irritability, TBI patients

IU Researchers Identify Promising Treatment Option for People Suffering From Aggression After Traumatic Brain Injury

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A drug originally developed in the 1960s as an antiviral medication is showing promise as a treatment option for people who suffer from increased feelings of aggression following traumatic brain injury, Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have reported.

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Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Specialists Address Concussion Injuries

There continues to be a lot of discussion about concussions. How much do people really know about how to spot a concussion? What should be done about a concussion? And how are they treated? Many people don’t know how a concussion is caused.

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Hurricane, Hurricane Aftermath, post-traumatic stress, Children, Stress

Hurricane Harvey Likely to Trigger Post-Traumatic Stress in Children

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Concussion, Rugby, Sport, University of Birmingham, UK, Professor Tony Belli

Rugby Players Take Part in Ground-Breaking Concussion Study

Rugby players from Aviva Premiership Rugby and Greene King IPA Championship are to take part in a major study led by the University of Birmingham as part of its work to develop a ground-breaking pitch-side test to diagnose concussion and brain injury.







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