Brain Injury Diagnosis

Q&A: ‘No simple answers’ on sports-related concussions | 11/14/2019

… voiced concerns about the underreporting of these injuries. The CDC recently published recommendations for mild concussion management in children that same year — noting a lack of evidence-based clinical guidelines for pediatric mild traumatic brain injury diagnosis , prognosis or management in the U.S . Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH, Seattle Children’s Hospital Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatric Health Outcomes Research and professor and vice chair of academic affairs in the …

International study improves traumatic brain injury diagnosis with the use of precision medicine | 11/13/2019

The research, in which the professor of the Department of Surgery of the University of Valencia Rafael Badenes has taken part, reveals that the traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects to a greater extent people over 65 years with comorbidities. This contrasts with the fact that, until now, this ailment was related to young men and in good health. The study recommends improving the initial prognosis of this condition, which causes …

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Vision analysis can aid brain injury diagnosis - The Edwardsville Intelligencer | 11/5/2019

Vision analysis can aid brain injury diagnosis 1 / 1 Back to Gallery GLEN CARBON — As concussions rise among young people, a vision analysis can detect more traumatic brain injury, according to Dr. Julie Steinhauer, owner of Vision For Life. A member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, Dr. Steinhauer, said she has seen high school football players, soccer players, wrestlers and others with vision issues that can be traced to …

BioDirection, Harvard scientists working on brain injury diagnosis device | 12/19/2017

BioDirection, Harvard scientists working on brain injury diagnosis device 12/18/2017 A partnership was reached by Boston-based BioDirection and Harvard University researchers to develop the portable Tbit device to enable traumatic brain injury diagnosis within 90 seconds using a drop of blood, a technology that could be used on football fields, in the military and in other nonhospital settings. The company will now conduct a 500-patient study and looks …

American Humane Seeks Veterans in Need of Service Dogs | PR Newswire | 12/7/2017

… and a growing body of scientific research show that specialized PTS and TBI service dogs can offer life-changing—and often lifesaving—support to affected veterans. Veterans with a Post-Traumatic Stress or Traumatic Brain Injury diagnosis related to his or her military service are eligible for the Shelter to Service program, and are encouraged to complete an application online at AmericanHumane.org/STS-Application. “Specially trained service dogs can reduce …