Association of patterns of mild traumatic brain injury with neurologic deterioration: experience at a Level I trauma center - Kavi T, Abdelhady A, DeChiara J, Lubas E, Abdelhady K, Daci R, San Roman J, Patel UK.

INTRODUCTION: There are about 2.5 million emergency room  visits for traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year and 75%-95% of all TBI patients have mild TBI. Previous studies have suggested that a large proportion of mild TBI patients can be treated in a non...
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OBJECTIVE: Psychiatric staff are exposed to critical events (e.g., violence, physical threats) in the workplace and thus are at risk of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The authors examined the prevalence of PTSD symptoms among psychiatric hospital st...
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For psychiatric patients, compulsory admission and coercive measures can constitute distressing and sometimes traumatizing experiences. As a consequence, clinicians aim at minimizing such procedures. At the same time, they need to ensure high levels of saf...
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BACKGROUND: Intimate couples can become cognitively interdependent over time. If one member of the couple has a neurological condition with associated cognitive impairments, their partner can support or 'scaffold' their cognitive functioning through collab...
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This study therefore explored th...
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The data were drawn from injury hospitalization surveillance system in Shandong province. From 2012 to 2018, 164 cases of acute occupational poisoning were reported from five surveillance counties (cities, districts), accounting for 6.11% (164/2 683) of to...
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BACKGROUND:Individuals with psychotic disorders are more likely to have nonpsychiatric hospitalizations than the general population. Moreover, they experience worse outcomes in terms of rehospitalization, adverse events, in-hospital mortality, and l...
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This article examines strategies family members identify as being helpful when challenged by stressors related to living with an aggressive child or sibling with severe mental illness. Data from in-depth, ethnographic interviews with 42 parents and sibling...
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Authors: Biswajit M, Sandip G, Viral T, Rakesh S, Sudeep KN PMID: 31801337 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Assoc Physicians India Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: PTSD is a significant concern for psychiatric staff. Exposure to violence and chronic stressors were found to contribute significantly and independently to explaining PTSD symptom checklist scores. PMID: 31795856 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Psychiatric Services - Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatr Serv Source Type: research
INTRODUCTION: Deaths certified with ill-defined causes or garbage codes (GC) compromise the analysis of mortality and its use for planning and evaluation of public health policies. The hospital investigation of these causes is one of the strategies qualify...
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