Despite making $21 million in cuts to its budget, the McGill University Health Centre must still comply with a “legal requirement” to chop another $7 million, and has decided to close a unit at the Montreal General Hospital for stroke and traumatic brain-injury patients, the Montreal Gazette has learned. 580 more words
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A driver who fled from Ottawa police and was minutes later involved in a crash that killed 24-year-old Alex Cross died in December, the Citizen has learned. 865 more words
Dr. J. Scott Delaney was one of the keynote speakers at a Heads Up on the Concussion Issue public lecture Friday night at McGill University, and he told a story that highlights one of the problems when it comes to dealing with head injuries in sports. 789 more words
A concussion-related lawsuit against the Canadian Football League and other defendants will soon be back in court for the appeal of a jurisdictional ruling.
Arland Bruce, a receiver with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Toronto Argonauts, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, B.C. 767 more words
Bennett TD, et al. Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2016
OBJECTIVES: In children with traumatic brain injury, 1) to describe the hospital discharge functional outcome and change from baseline function using the Functional Status Scale and 2) to determine any associations between discharge Functional Status Scale and age, injury mechanism, neurologic examination, imaging, and other predictors of outcome. 266 more words