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A Scoping Review of Cognitive Assessment in Adults With Acute Traumatic Brain Injury.

Jan 24, 2022

The purpose of this study was to describe and synthesize the current research regarding the prevailing cognitive domains impacted by acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) in adults. Standardized and nons...

Application of Second-Order Growth Mixture Modeling (SO-GMM) to Longitudinal TBI Outcome Research: 15-year Trajectories of Life Satisfaction in Adolescents and Young Adults (AYA) as an Example.

Jan 24, 2022

To demonstrate the application of Second-Order Growth Mixture Modeling using life satisfaction among adolescents and young adults with TBI up to 15 years post-injury.SO-GMM, a data-driven modeling app...

Preseason Symptom Reporting and Cognition in Middle School Athletes with Past Concussions.

Jan 17, 2022

This study examined the association between past concussions and current preseason symptom reporting and cognitive performance in 9,257 youth ages 11-13. Participants completed neurocognitive testing ...

Total body irradiation plus fludarabine versus thiotepa, busulfan plus fludarabine as a myeloablative conditioning for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation. A study by the Acute Leukemia Working Party of the EBMT.

Jan 17, 2022

Optimal conditioning for adults with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) treated with haploidentical hematopoietic cell transplantation (haplo-HCT) and post-transplant cyclophosphamide has not been est...

Economic Effects of Occupational Therapy Services for Adults in Acute and Subacute Care Settings: A Systematic Review.

Jan 10, 2022

Research supports the clinical effectiveness of hospital-based occupational therapy to improve functional outcomes, but no synthesis of economic evaluations of occupational therapy services provided i...

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy in post-traumatic brain injury: A systematic review of diagnosis and management.

Jan 10, 2022

Myocardial dysfunction is a known complication in patients who experience severe stressful events, such as traumatic brain injuries (TBI). One common manifestation is Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy (TC) whi...

An intervention to improve knowledge and increase comfort of concussion management among school medical staff.

Jan 03, 2022

Concussion can negatively impact a child's ability to learn. School-based health professional staff have a unique opportunity to monitor students during recovery and mitigate the potential negative im...

Fluid Resuscitation in Tactical Combat Casualty Care; TCCC Guidelines Change 21-01. 4 November 2021.

Jan 03, 2022

Hemorrhagic shock in combat trauma remains the greatest life threat to casualties with potentially survivable injuries. Advances in external hemorrhage control and the increasing use of damage control...

Characterization of Million Veteran Program (MVP) enrollees with Comprehensive Traumatic Brain Injury Evaluation (CTBIE) data: An analysis of neurobehavioral symptoms.

Dec 27, 2021

The purpose of this study was to examine neurobehavioral symptom reporting in a large sample of military veterans (N = 12,144) who completed the Comprehensive Traumatic Brain Injury Evaluation (CTBI...

Concussion Knowledge and Attitudes in Reserve Officers' Training Corps Cadets.

Dec 20, 2021

Military members' knowledge of concussion signs and symptoms may be critical to appropriate concussion identification and health-seeking behavior, particularly for those in leadership roles. The curre...

The "vestibular neuromatrix": A proposed, expanded vestibular network from graph theory in post-concussive vestibular dysfunction.

Dec 06, 2021

Convergent clinical and neuroimaging evidence suggests that higher vestibular function is subserved by a distributed network including visuospatial, cognitive-affective, proprioceptive, and integrativ...

Is early activity resumption after paediatric concussion safe and does it reduce symptom burden at 2 weeks post injury? The Pediatric Concussion Assessment of Rest and Exertion (PedCARE) multicentre randomised clinical trial.

Nov 29, 2021

Investigate whether resuming physical activity (PA) at 72 hours post concussion is safe and reduces symptoms at 2 weeks, compared with resting until asymptomatic.Real-life conditions, multicentre, s...

Traumatic brain injury in the presence of Aβ pathology affects neuronal survival, glial activation and autophagy.

Nov 29, 2021

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) presents a widespread health problem in the elderly population. In addition to the acute injury, epidemiological studies have observed an increased probability and earlier...

mTOR pathway: A potential therapeutic target for spinal cord injury.

Nov 22, 2021

Spinal cord injury (SCI) is the most common disabling spinal injury, and the complex pathological process can eventually lead to severe neurological dysfunction. Many studies have reported that the ma...

Socioeconomic status and parent perceptions about the costs and benefits of youth sport.

Nov 15, 2021

Describe what costs and benefits parents across the socioeconomic spectrum weight most heavily when making decisions about sport participation for their children.Cross-sectional survey of a nationally...

Protocol for a scoping review on rehabilitation among individuals who experience homelessness and traumatic brain injury.

Nov 08, 2021

Rehabilitation is key to improving outcomes and quality of life after traumatic brain injury (TBI). However, individuals experiencing homelessness are rarely represented in research that informs evide...

HIPTCN: Prospective Observational Study of Hypocoagulated Head Trauma Patients with Normal Admission Computed Tomography Scan.

Nov 01, 2021

Our national protocol for traumatic brain injury dictates that hypocoagulated patients with mild trauma and initial tomography scan with no intracranial traumatic changes must be hospitalized for 24 ...

Systematic review and meta-analysis of preclinical studies testing mesenchymal stromal cells for traumatic brain injury.

Nov 01, 2021

Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs) are widely used in preclinical models of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results are promising in terms of neurological improvement but are hampered by wide variability ...

Decompressive Craniectomy After Traumatic Brain Injury: Incorporating Patient Preferences into Decision Making.

Oct 18, 2021

Decompressive craniectomy (DC) is highly effective in relieving intracranial hypertension, however patient selection, intracranial pressure threshold, timing, and long-term functional outcomes, are al...

Mega-dose 90Y-Ibritumomab tiuxetan prior to allogeneic transplantation is effective for aggressive large B-cell lymphoma.

Oct 18, 2021

Allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation (allo-HCT) can be curative for relapsed or refractory B-cell lymphomas (BCL), though outcomes are worse in aggressive disease and most patients will still...