Traumatic Brain Injury

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How a Cautious Approach to TBI Patients May Help Reduce Incidents of Second Impact Syndrome

For the athlete with a head injury, sometimes it’s not ‘OK to play.’

Posted Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Study Examines Transport Time of TBI Patients

Are long transport times detrimental to TBI patients?

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Calif. Man Hurt Flying Kite from Moving Vehicle

Man struck his head on the pavement in the fall.

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Ohio EMS Personnel Gain Hands On Training of Traumatic Brain Injuries

Dissections were part of the lesson for dealing with brain trauma.

Posted Thursday, February 14, 2013

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EMS Instructor Explains Changes to TBI Management

How to pass along new practices to your EMS students.

Posted Monday, August 13, 2012

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Pediatric Concussions Require Prehospital Recognition

An increase in documented cases of pediatric concussions has increased awareness on field treatment of these injuries.

Posted Monday, March 26, 2012

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Scientists Look at New Tool for Faster TBI Diagnosis

New MRI test may provide better view into the damage from traumatic brain injury.

Posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012

NFL & CDC Offer Free Training on Diagnosing & Managing Concussions

Developed by CDC, NFL and CDC Foundation, Heads Up to Clinicians is a FREE online course to help clinicians diagnose & manage concussions in the field.

Posted Thursday, November 3, 2011

CDC Reports ED Visits for Pediatric Concussions Up 60% over Decade

Over the past decade, EMS providers may have transported more pediatric patients for head injuries sustained during athletic events.

Posted Thursday, October 6, 2011


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