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Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month highlights resources

Throughout the year, we designate specific months to remind us of varying topics that are important to our well-being and/or culture. Oftentimes we forget or overlook the significance of these awareness months due to their repetitious nature.March is intended to remind us of the serious impact of Traumatic Brain Injuries, or TBI, throughout our population. 554 more words

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National Brain Injury Awareness Month observed in Millburn, starting March 2

This March, Opportunity Project, a community-based service organization for people with brain injuries, is inviting the community into its Millburn clubhouse to learn about brain health and wellness during National Brain Injury Awareness Month.The month-long series of activities kick off on March 2 at 10:30 a.m. 736 more words

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Landmark Article: The PECARN Head Rule

To Scan or Not to Scan?

A 12-year-old girl, restrained passenger in a MVC presents in your ED, intubated for a GCS of 6 in the field with an obvious deformity of her right femur. 926 more words

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Man died from brain injury after fall at home

Ian Gordon, who was 66, lived in Victoria Road in a terraced house divided into flats.The inquest heard that Mr Gordon’s neighbour, with whom he was on nodding terms, noticed around July 3 last year that he had not collected his mail. 277 more words

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Girl (3) settles case over brain damage during birth for €2.5m

The Health Service Executive (HSE) and Kerry General Hospital have apologised unreservedly at the High Court to a girl who suffered brain damage during her birth at the hospital. 682 more words

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Signs and symptoms of a concussion: when in doubt, sit them out

A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that affects brain function. Symptoms can appear immediately, hours or days after a blow to the head, neck, face or body. 310 more words

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Schools need strict concussion-management protocols: expert

When 10-year-old Kasandra Garcia returned to school a few days after suffering a concussion last year, her mother thought her teachers were all well-informed of the doctor’s advice. 1,674 more words

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