Metabolic response to maxillofacial trauma revisited: a retrospective study - Kuntamukkula VKS, Sinha R, Tiwari PK, Bhogavaram B, Subramanium H, Kumar BV, Tiwari RVC.

PURPOSE: Management of a trauma patient aims at stabilization or resuscitation and revival from critical condition resulting from various sequences of systemic pathophysiological responses in the body. Hematological changes are the first signs reflecting t...
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Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Journal of Anxiety DisordersAuthor(s): Madison W. Silverstein, Jessica M. Petri, Lindsay B. Kramer, Frank W. WeathersAbstractThe PTSD Checklist (PCL) is a widely used, extensively validated questionnaire for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The PCL was revised for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th Edition (DSM-5; Friedman, 2013), and the updated version, the PCL-5, has continued the strong psychometric performance of the original version. To further explore the PCL-5’s psychometric properties, we used item response theory (IRT) to...
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Publication date: Available online 24 January 2020Source: Journal of Clinical NeuroscienceAuthor(s): Ezequiel Goldschmidt, Hansen Deng, Ava M. Puccio, David O. OkonkwoAbstractBackgroundIn severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients undergoing decompressive hemicraniectomy (DHC), the rate of post-traumatic hydrocephalus (PTH) is high at 12–36%. Early diagnosis and shunt placement can improve outcomes. Herein, we examined the incidence of and predictors of PTH after craniectomy.MethodsA retrospective analysis of prospectively collected database of severe TBI patients at a single U.S. Level 1 trauma center from May 200...
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The goal of palliative care is to provide optimal quality of life for persons with serious illnesses. Nearing end of life, refractory physical symptoms are devastating. These are associated with complicated grieving, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and staff compassion fatigue. In some cases, PS is appropriate but no such PS policy existed for our palliative care team and local VHA facility.
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A 50-year-old man driving a motorcycle at 100 kph crashed at a curve on a racing course. On arrival, he had clear consciousness, and his vital signs showed mild hypertension and tachycardia.  His chief complaint was general pain. The only physiological fin...
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We examined 130 children aged 6 to 13 years in a cross-sectional study divided into two groups: 65 children discharged from PICU and another 65 from general wards. The PICU group scored worse on all measured scales of psychiatric morbidities. The child-specific assessment methods included the posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) scale as per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition, and Impact of Event Scale Revised for PTSD; Revised Children's Manifest Anxiety Scale for anxiety; and Birleson Depression Scale for depression. The PICU group had significantly higher frequencies of PTSD compare...
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This study explored whether social support moderated the relationship between various symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and antisocial behavior. Participants were 597 adolescents from two middle schools in Lushan county, China, an area sever...
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Severe carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning causes fulminant deaths in common environment as well as neurological sequelae to survivors. Prevention of delayed neurological syndrome (DNS) after exposure to CO, the most important sequela, is based up to date on hy...
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Background: Carbon Monoxide (CO) poisoning is a frequent cause of intoxication. However, CO poisoning incidence is globally underreported, as well as its features, especially in Italy. The aim of this study was to investigate such characteristics of...
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