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Montreal General Hospital to close 23-bed stroke and brain-injury unit

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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SIU investigation drags on in fatal Ottawa crash, even after key witness dies

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

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McGill conference: Players have to be honest with doctors when it comes to concussions

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


Former CFLer receiver carrying through with his concussion-related lawsuit

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

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Family of pro bull rider Ty Pozzobon to donate his brain for research

In a heartfelt and generous contribution by the family of a rodeo superstar, Ty Pozzobon‘s brain will be donated to scientific research in the hopes it will provide a window to better understand traumatic brain injuries. 292 more words


True Oneness

For about ten years, I have been sharing Yoga with people living with disabilities. A variety of limitations and challenges ranging from autism to down syndrome to traumatic brain injuries to intellectual disabilities.   214 more words

Functional Status Scale in Children With Traumatic Brain Injury: A Prospective Cohort Study. (Dodd)

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

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