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Use of trauma scoring systems to determine the physician's responsibility in cases of traumatic death with medical malpractice claim - Arslan MN, Kertmen Ç, Melez DO, Evcuman D, Büyük Y.

BACKGROUND: Traumatic injury is near the top of World Health Organization list of leading causes of death, and one of the major factors affecting mortality is the severity of the trauma. During medical intervention for trauma patients, some injuries may be...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

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To investigate the prevalence of disability and PTSD among Veterans identified as homeless or at risk of homelessness.
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To describe the impact of vestibular dysfunction on the assessment of consciousness in two patients with post-traumatic disorders of consciousness (DOC).
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To determine the influence of sustained poor health, as measured by rehospitalizations, during the first 2 years post traumatic brain injury (TBI) on social participation at 5 years post TBI.
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To evaluate neuropsychological assessments by telephone on patients with mild-severe TBI to facilitate follow-up evaluations and research studies when in person assessment is not feasible.
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To determine the extent that clinical diagnoses, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild military traumatic brain injuries (mTBI), can predict current functional disability in OEF/OIF/OND Veterans.
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to examine the relationship between PTSD and PTSD symptom clusters on three substance use measures among patients with upper limb amputations - an understudied population with high rates of PTSD.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
To review the evidence to support the use of developmentally-appropriate measures of Post-Traumatic Amnesia (PTA) in the pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) population.
Source: Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Source Type: research
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ConclusionsChildhood adversities are differentially associated with PTSD, with the strongest associations in childhood-adolescence and early-middle adulthood. Consistency of associations across traumatic experience types suggests that childhood adversities are associated with generalised vulnerability to PTSD following traumatic experiences. PMID: 28935660 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The British Journal of Psychiatry for Mental Science - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Br J Psychiatry Source Type: research
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