In-person versus telehealth for concussion clinical care in adolescents: a pilot study of therapeutic alliance and patient satisfaction - Elbin RJ, Stephenson K, Lipinski D, Maxey K, Womble MN, Reynolds E, Covert K, Kontos AP.
OBJECTIVE: To conduct a pilot study of caregiver ratings of therapeutic alliance and patient satisfaction outcomes between telehealth and in-person concussion clinical care in male and female adolescent athletes. SETTING: Outpatient neuropsychology concuss... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The persistence of blast- versus impact-induced concussion symptomology following deployment - Belding JN, Khokhar B, Englert RM, Fitzmaurice S, Thomsen CJ.
OBJECTIVE: To examine the persistence of concussion-related symptoms following injury as a function of mechanism of injury (high-level blast [HLB] vs impact) and low-level blast (LLB) exposure among Marines. SETTING: Upon return from deployment and approxi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Level of knowledge and misconceptions about brain concussion in Brazilian adults - De Ara újo AVL, Areza-Fegyveres R, Guariglia CC, Ianof JN, Baratho RM, Demario JLC, Watanabe RGS, Anghinah R.
BACKGROUND: Brain concussion (BC) is seen as a public health priority due to its high incidence and morbidity rate, among thousands of people around the world. There are needs for fast identification, accurate diagnosis and correct management in order to r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Concussion risk and resilience: relationship with pre-injury salience network connectivity - Churchill N, Hutchison M, Graham S, Schweizer TA.
Concussion is a major health concern, making it critical to identify factors that influence risk and resilience. The salience network (SN) likely plays a key role in concussion risk, given its roles in orienting attention, functional adaptability and inter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Post-concussion symptoms three months after mild-to-moderate TBI: characteristics of sick-listed patients referred to specialized treatment and consequences of intracranial injury - Fure SCR, Howe EI, Spjelkavik, R øe C, Rike PO, Olsen A, Ponsford J, Andelic N, Løvstad M.
OBJECTIVE: To present pre-injury, injury-related, work-related and post-injury characteristics, and to compare patients with and without traumatic intracranial abnormalities, in a treatment-seeking sample with persistent post-concussion symptoms (PPCS) aft... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Personality predictors of time to return to play following sports-related concussion: analysis of survey data from an undergraduate sample - Gardner MM, Stephens JA, Conner BT.
This study aimed to address a gap in concussion literature by investigating the relation between personality and return-to-play. It is important to know that earlier return-to-play places individuals at higher risk of sustaining a new concussion... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Diffusion tensor imaging in sport-related concussion: a systematic review using an a priori quality rating system - Lees B, Earls NE, Meares S, Batchelor J, Oxenham V, Rae CD, Juge L, Cysique LA.
This study ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Methodological considerations of assessing meaningful/reliable change in computerized neurocognitive testing following sport-related concussion - Merz ZC, Lichtenstein JD, Lace JW.
OBJECTIVE: Traditional reliable change index (RCI) methods may be psychometrically limited due to their inability to account for particularly high or low baseline performance and regression to the mean following serial testing. The current study sought to ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

More physical activity after concussion is associated with faster return to play among adolescents - Seehusen CN, Wilson JC, Walker GA, Reinking SE, Howell DR.
Concussion management has evolved to de-emphasize rest in favor of early introduction of post-injury physical activity. However, the optimal quantity, frequency and intensity of physical activity are unclear. Our objective was to examine the association be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Paired cognitive flexibility task with symptom factors improves detection of sports-related concussion in high school and collegiate athletes - McGowan AL, Bretzin AC, Anderson M, Pontifex MB, Covassin T.
This study quantified the sensitivity and specific... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex-based differences in outcomes for adult patients presenting to the emergency department with a concussion - Rowe BH, Yang EH, Gaudet LA, Eliyahu L, Junqueira DR, Beach J, Mrazik M, Cummings G, Voaklander D.
OBJECTIVE: Patients with concussion frequently present to the emergency department (ED). Studies of athletes and children indicate that concussion symptoms are often more severe and prolonged in females compared with males. Given infrequent study of concus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A kinetic model for blood biomarker levels after mild traumatic brain injury - Azizi S, Hier DB, Allen B, Obafemi-Ajayi T, Olbricht GR, Thimgan MS, Wunsch DC.
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) imposes a significant economic and social burden. The diagnosis and prognosis of mild TBI, also called concussion, is challenging. Concussions are common among contact sport athletes. After a blow to the head, it is often diffi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Two sports, two systems, one goal: a comparative study of concussion policies and practices of the Australian Football League and Hockey Canada - Greenhow A, Doherty A.
Concussion in sport is today regarded as both a public health issue and high profile injury concern in many contact and collision sports. This paper undertakes a comparative review of the current policies and practices of two high profile national sporting... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Raising concussion awareness among amateur athletes: an examination of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Heads Up Campaign - Quick BL, Glowacki EM, Kriss LA, Hartman DE.
Attention to concussion prevention and management has grown in recent years due to the potentially long-term, debilitating effects a head injury can have on an individual. Although multiple campaigns have been designed to target this issue, there remains a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Can the neck contribute to persistent symptoms post concussion? Long-term follow up from a prospective descriptive case series - Kennedy E, Chapple C, Quinn D, Tumilty S.
OBJECTIVE: To describe individual long-term outcomes of people with persistent symptoms following a concussion who received neck treatment as part of multidisciplinary concussion care. A secondary objective is to report on how participants describe the out... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Management of sport-related concussion in emergency departments in England: a multi-center study - Rashid H, Mishra S, Dobbin N.
OBJECTIVE: To establish the current knowledge of sport-related concussion (SRC) management of clinicians in emergency departments in the North West of England. METHODS: A cross-sectional, multi-center study design was used and included emergency de... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

An evaluation of post-concussion return to school guidelines: a survey of Massachusetts school nurses - Howland J, Campbell J, Thomas R, Smyth S, Chaneco A, Torres A, Olshaker J.
Although all states have legislation pertaining to youth sports concussion, most of these laws focus on return-to-play procedures; only a few address return-to-learn (RTL) accommodations for students who have experienced a concussion. To address this gap i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What's riskier for young soccer players, practice or game time?
(American Academy of Neurology) For young soccer players, participating in repetitive technical training activities involving heading during practice may result in more total head impacts but playing in scrimmages or actual soccer games may result in greater magnitude head impacts. That's according to a small, preliminary study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's Sports Concussion Conference, July 30-31, 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brain Injury Association of New York State recognizes head of Upstate Concussion Center for ongoing advocacy
Brian Rieger, PhD, received the Ted Weiss Consumer Advocacy Award. (Source: SUNY Upstate Medical)
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - July 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Concussion and sport: How the lives of ex-sportspeople have been affected by concussion
BBC Radio 5 Live speaks to former sportsmen and women and their families about how concussion has changed their lives. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluating adult decision-making modifiers in support of youth contact sports participation - Memmini AK, Van Pelt KL, Wicklund AH, Breedlove KM, Broglio SP.
CONTEXT: Nearly 44 million youth participate in organized youth sports programs in the United States (US). However, approximately 25% of parents have considered removing their children from sports due to fear of concussion. OBJECTIVE: To determine ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sport is 'marking its own homework' on athletes' brain injuries, say MPs
There has been little effort to protect athletes or track concussion problems, an MPs' inquiry says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Condition-specific health-related quality of life amongst amateur athletes six months and one-year following sport-related concussion: a prospective, follow-up - B üttner F, Howell DR, Doherty C, Blake C, Ryan J, Delahunt E.
OBJECTIVE: To prospectively investigate the condition-specific health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of athletes six months and one-year following sport-related concussion. DESIGN: Prospective, longitudinal study. SETTING: Clinical research centre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Anxiety-related concussion perceptions of collegiate athletes - Beidler E, Eagle S, Wallace J, Anderson M, Schmitt AJ, O'Connor S, Kontos AP.
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study was to identify collegiate athletes' anxiety-related concussion perceptions and examine factors that may be related to increased anxiety injury beliefs. DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. METHODS: Male and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A concussion education programme for motorsport drivers: a field-based exploratory pilot study - Adams SA, Richards H, Sproule J, Hutchinson PJ, Turner AP.
OBJECTIVE: Concussion education strategies that improve knowledge and attitudes long term are needed. This exploratory study piloted an interactive concussion education program, adopting concepts from the learning sciences and attitude change literature, f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Tracking postural stability of children and adolescents after a concussion: sport-related versus non-sport-related concussion - Cinar E, Grilli L, Friedman D, Gagnon I.
BACKGROUND: Although postural impairments have long been reported following a concussion in the pediatric population, we still know very little about who is more at risk of presenting those balance problems and how the mechanism of injury (sport vs non-spo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

White matter abnormalities associated with prolonged recovery in adolescents following concussion - Lima Santos JP, Kontos AP, Mailliard S, Eagle SR, Holland CL, Suss SJJ, Abdul-Waalee H, Stiffler RS, Bitzer HB, Blaney NA, Colorito AT, Santucci CG, Brown A, Kim T, Iyengar S, Skeba A, Diler RS, Ladouceur CD, Phillips ML, Brent D, Collins MW, Versace A.
BACKGROUND: Concussion symptoms in adolescents typically resolve within 4 weeks. However, 20 - 30% of adolescents experience a prolonged recovery. Abnormalities in tracts implicated in visuospatial attention and emotional regulation (i.e., inferior longitu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Expansion of cognitive testing for off-field concussion screening in elite rugby players: a cohort study - Fuller GW, Gardner A, Tucker R, Douglas M, Readhead C, McDonald W, Murphy I, Saco M, Raftery M, Falvey E.
This study aimed to determine if additional cognitive tests ad... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Unclear outcomes of heart rate variability following a concussion: a systematic review - Charron J, Soto-Catalan C, Marcotte L'Heureux V, Comtois AS.
PURPOSE: : To systematically regroup articles that were published since the latest systematic search, but with specific inclusion criteria to help comparison that will offer a focused presentation of methods and results. This will offer a full overview of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reliability and minimal detectable change for a smartphone-based motor-cognitive assessment: implications for concussion management - Howell DR, Seehusen CN, Wingerson MJ, Wilson JC, Lynall RC, Lugade V.
Our purpose was to investigate the reliability and minimal detectable change characteristics of a smartphone-based assessment of single- and dual-task gait and cognitive performance. Uninjured adolescent athletes (n = 17; mean age = 16.6, SD = 1.3 y; 47% f... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Comprehensive policies for victims of sexual assault returning to the campus classroom: lessons from university sports-related concussion policies - Moschella EA, Quilter C, Potter SJ.
The current paper presents a comparison of university policies and health and academic accommodations offered to undergraduate students following sexual assault (SA) and sports-related concussions (SRC). Procedures and protocols for universities to conside... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early injury evaluation following concussion is associated with improved recovery time in children and adolescents - Cassimatis M, Orr R, Fyffe A, Browne G.
This study aims to determine the relationship between time to evaluation and concussion recovery in children and adolescents. DESIGN: Retrospective cross-sectio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Influence of concomitant injuries on post-concussion symptoms after a mild traumatic brain injury - a prospective multicentre cohort study - Ouellet V, Boucher V, Beauchamp F, Neveu X, Archambault P, Berthelot S, Chauny JM, De Guise E, Émond M, Frenette J, Lang E, Lee J, Mercier, Moore L, Ouellet MC, Perry J, Le Sage N.
OBJECTIVES: To compare post-concussion symptoms (PCS) and return to normal activities between mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) patients with or without concomitant injuries at 7-and 90  days post-mTBI.METHODS: Design: Sub-analysis of a multicentr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-exercise cognitive testing to assess persisting alterations in athletes with a history of concussion - Sicard V, Caron G, Moore RD, Ellemberg D.
Primary Objective: To determine whether a physical exercise protocol could reveal persistent cognitive alterations in university athletes with a history of concussion (HOC). Thirty-four HOC and 34 controls participated in this study.Research Design: Cross-... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Age is associated with postural control performance following youth concussion - Walker GA, Wilson JC, Potter MN, Provance AJ, Kirkwood M, Howell DR.
PURPOSE: To examine the effect of age on postural control outcomes among patients being seen during their initial post-concussion clinical visit. METHODS: Youth patients were seen ≤14 days post-concussion, and completed a series of postural contro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Evidence of residual cognitive deficits in young adults with a concussion history from adolescence - Caffey AL, Dalecki M.
The present study investigated executive function and sustained attention of non-athlete, young adults (ages 18 - 23) with a history of concussion beyond ten months post incident. Cognitive functioning was examined in 24 non-athletic, college students with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mental fatigue after mild traumatic brain injury in relation to cognitive tests and brain imaging methods - Johansson B.
Most people recover within months after a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) or concussion, but some will suffer from long-term fatigue with a reduced quality of life and the inability to maintain their employment status or education. For many people, menta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The association of post-concussion and post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms with health-related quality of life, health care use and return-to-work after mild traumatic brain injury - van der Vlegel M, Polinder S, Mikoli ć A, Kaplan R, von Steinbuechel N, Plass AM, Zeldovich M, Van Praag D, Bockhop F, Cunitz K, Mueller I, Haagsma JA, Investigators TCTPA.
Patients with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) are at risk for post-concussion (PC) symptoms and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The co-occurrence of PC and PTSD symptoms after mTBI in relation to health-related quality of life (HRQoL), health car... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A deep neural network approach for sentiment analysis of medically related texts: an analysis of tweets related to concussions in sports - Tirdad K, Dela Cruz A, Sadeghian A, Cusimano M.
Annually, over three million people in North America suffer concussions. Every age group is susceptible to concussion, but youth involved in sporting activities are particularly vulnerable, with about 6% of all youth suffering a concussion annually. Youth ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Concussion coach for postconcussive symptoms: a randomized, controlled trial of a smartphone application with Afghanistan and Iraq war Veterans - Belanger HG, Toyinbo P, Barrett B, King E, Sayer NA.
OBJECTIVE: Investigate the effectiveness of Concussion Coach, an interactive smartphone application, as a treatment for residual neurobehavioral symptoms and distress in Veterans with a history of mild traumatic brain injury (mild TBI). METHODS: Ve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Incidence of sports-related concussion in elite para athletes - a 52-week prospective study - Lexell J, Lov én G, Fagher K.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the 52-week incidence proportion and incidence rate of sports-related concussion (SRC) among elite Para athletes, and to analyze the injury mechanisms.METHOD: In total, 70 male and 37 female Swedish elite Para athletes (median ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A cross-sectional cohort study of post-concussive symptoms and their relationships with depressive symptoms in youth with and without concussion - Pulsipher DT, Rettig EK, Krapf EM, Stanford LD.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the frequency and severity of post-concussive symptoms in youth with a history of concussion relative to youth without concussion who had another medical diagnosis, as well as compare the correlations between post-concussive and dep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Evaluation and management of pediatric concussion in the acute setting - Corwin DJ, Grady MF, Master CL, Joffe MD, Zonfrillo MR.
Concussion, a type of mild traumatic brain injury, is a common injury encountered by providers caring for pediatric patients in the emergency department (ED) setting. Our understanding of the pathophysiologic basis for symptom and recovery trajectories for... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Removal from activity after sports- related concussion in sex-comparable sports from the Michigan High School Athletic Association - Zynda AJ, Petit KM, Anderson M, Tomczyk CP, Covassin T.
BACKGROUND: Research has demonstrated that female athletes are more likely to report their sports-related concussion (SRC) symptoms compared with male athletes; however, it is unknown if these reporting behaviors correspond to immediate removal from activi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reference values for the Headache Impact Test-6 Questionnaire - Houston MN, Bookbinder HA, Roach SP, Ross JD, Aderman MJ, Peck KY, Malvasi SR, Svoboda CSJ, Cameron KL.
OBJECTIVE: To determine reference values for the Headache Impact Test-6 (HIT-6) in a young, physically active cohort and to examine the influence of sex, concussion history, headache history, and competitive sport level on HIT-6 scores. DESIGN: Cro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An irritability-based approach to whiplash-associated concussion rehabilitation: a case series - Walston L, Martin C, Walston Z, Yake D.
BACKGROUND: An estimated 45% of concussions are reported to be related to motor vehicle collisions (MVC). However, limited research exists involving the treatment of MVC-related concussion, especially when combined with whiplash-associated disorders (WAD).... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Brazilian version of the Rivermead Post-Concussion Symptoms Questionnaire - Nagumo MM, Ferretti-Rebustini REL, Balbinotti MAA, Silva DV, Hayashi CY, Paiva WS, Teixeira MJ, Amorim RLO.
BACKGROUND: After a traumatic brain injury, post-concussion symptoms are commonly reported by patients. Although common, these symptoms are difficult to diagnose and recognize. To date, no instruments evaluating post-concussion symptoms have been culturall... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The timeframe for safe resumption of high-level mobility following traumatic brain injury is currently unknown: a systematic review - Gallow S, Hilet L, Sutherland E, McGinley J, Olver J, Williams G.
PURPOSE: To examine the safety of high-level mobility (HLM) prescription in the early sub-acute phase of recovery following moderate-to-extremely severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) with specific focus on provocation of concussion-like symptoms. DE... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Association between fear of pain and sports-related concussion recovery in a pediatric population - Arnold JT, Franklin EV, Baker ZG, Abowd M, Santana JA.
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether an association exists between fear of pain and recovery time from sports-related concussion in a pediatric population. DESIGN: Prospective observational study. SETTING: Primary outpatient sports medicine clinic of a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Norm-based cutoffs as predictors of prolonged recovery after adolescent sport-related concussion - Worts PR, Haider MN, Mason JR, Schatz P.
OBJECTIVES: To identify predictors of prolonged recovery (ie,>28 days) using patient demographic factors and healthy, norm-based cutoffs on a multimodal test battery in adolescents after sport-related concussions (SRCs). DESIGN: Retrospective coho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news