Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

A comprehensive guide for improving memory, focus, and quality of life in the aftermath of a concussion.  Often presenting itself after a head trauma, concussion— or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)— can cause chronic migraines, depression, memory, and sleep problems that can last for years, referred to as post concussion syndrome (PCS). Neuropsychologist and concussion survivor […]

Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

Practice Guidelines for Standardized Assessment for Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury (Ancds Bulletin Board) (Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences)

This article is one of a series of publications by the Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences (ANCDS) working groups on evidence-based clinical practice (EBP) in neurologic communication disorders. The EPB project was initiated in 1997, when ANCDS established committees of experts to develop EBP guidelines for the following areas: dysarthria, aphasia, dementia, apraxia, […]

Profile of Non Traumatic Surgical Disorders Found in the Pilgrims/ Trekkers Travelling to Shri Amarnath Ji Cave (Report)

Profile of Non Traumatic Surgical Disorders Found in the Pilgrims/ Trekkers Travelling to Shri Amarnath Ji Cave (Report)

Background & objectives: The “Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra” is an annual congregation in which the devotees trek a difficult route of around 40 km to reach to a cave at a height of approximately 14,000 feet at Pahalgam in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, India. These trekkers are subjected to stress and strain of […]

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury

Medical Conditions Associated with Suicide Risk: Suicide and Traumatic Brain Injury

This ebook explores the enormous risk for suicide among individuals affected by traumatic brain injury (TBI). Research reviewed here indicates that severe brain damage and alteration in executive dysfunction may represent a compelling link with suicidal ideation. The ebook summarizes how health-care professionals are examining the forces that play an integral role in suicidal behavior. […]

Alcohol-Related Traumatic Deaths in Transki Region, South Africa (Documentation)

Alcohol-Related Traumatic Deaths in Transki Region, South Africa (Documentation)

ABSTRACT: This is a retrospective descriptive study on 105 trauma related deaths. Interviews of the family members were conducted individually before carrying out the autopsies at Umtata General Hospital (UGH). The cause of death was recorded along with the age, and personal habits such as alcohol, and tobacco smoking. This is the referral hospital for […]

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Toolkit

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Toolkit

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex condition for which limited research exists. The recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in numerous service members returning home after sustaining TBI, and healthcare providers scrambling to find resources on how to treat them. This toolkit is a comprehensive source of inventories and therapy options for […]