Association of clinically important traumatic brain injury and Glasgow Coma Scale scores in children with head injury - Kochar A, Borland ML, Phillips N, Dalton S, Cheek JA, Furyk J, Neutze J, Lyttle MD, Hearps S, Dalziel S, Bressan S, Oakley E, Babl FE.
We describe the relationship between Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) scores at presentation and risk of ci... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A quasi-experimental, longitudinal evaluation of a school-based bicycle helmet campaign for children age 4-8 years in the Netherlands - Boele-Vos M, Goldenbeld C, Strijp-Houtenbos M, Commandeur JJF, Twisk DAM.
This study evaluated the effect of a five-year school-based campaign (4- to 8-year... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Reverse shock index multiplied by Glasgow Coma Scale (rSIG) predicts mortality in severe trauma patients with head injury - Wan-Ting C, Chin-Hsien L, Cheng-Yu L, Cheng-Yu C, Chi-Chun L, Keng-Wei C, Jiann-Hwa C, Wei-Lung C, Chien-Cheng H, Cherng-Jyr L, Jui-Yuan C.
The reverse shock index (rSI), a ratio of systolic blood pressure (SBP) to heart rate (HR), is used to identify prognosis in trauma patients. Multiplying rSI by Glasgow Coma Scale (rSIG) can possibly predict better in-hospital mortality in patients with tr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Checklist for Head Injury Management Evaluation Study (CHIMES): a quality improvement initiative to reduce imaging utilisation for head injuries in the emergency department - Masood S, Woolner V, Yoon JH, Chartier LB.
Over 90% of patients with head trauma seen in emergency departments (EDs) are diagnosed with minor head injuries. Over-utilisation of CT scans results in unnecessary exposure to radiation and increases healthcare utilisation. Using recommendations from the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quanterix Advances Blood-Based Sports-Related TBI Test with New Study
Quanterix has reached another step in its goal to advance a blood-based test to detect concussions in athletes. The Billerica, MA-based company said researchers have successfully applied the Single Molecule Array (Simoa) technology to generate data on the value of blood biomarkers as research tools to study pathophysiological mechanisms of concussion and as potential clinical tools and objective indicators for sports-related concussions (SRCs) and mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBIs). Results have been published in JAMA Network Open, demonstrate the promise of blood biomarkers to serve as clinical tools for objectively id...
Source: MDDI - February 4, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

From early childhood to adolescence: lessons about traumatic brain injury from the Ohio Head Injury Outcomes Study - Petranovich CL, Smith-Paine J, Wade SL, Yeates KO, Taylor HG, Stancin T, Kurowski BG.
This article reviewed the findings pertaining to caregiver and family functioning and child cognition, behavior, social compete... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Fishing spear head injury in a child - Takahashi Y, Tetsuhara K, Shimamoto R, Kaku N, Nakao S, Matsuoka W, Taguchi T.
Impalement injuries are uncommon in children, and most cases occur while falling or due to falling objects. Regarding impalement injuries in spearfishing, there are a few reports of head injuries by fishing harpoons in children. A 9‐year‐old boy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The association between dual-task walking and counting responses and cognitive function and disability after severe head injury: a preliminary study - Maclean LM, McSkimming P, McMillan TM.
Adverse outcomes after severe head injury (SHI) can be difficult to detect in primary care and other settings where there is not specialist expertise for interpretation. Walking and counting dual-task (DT) measures are strongly associated with cognitive im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Skiing and snowboarding head injury: a retrospective centre-based study and implications for helmet test standards - Stuart CA, Brubacher JR, Yau L, Yip R, Cripton PA.
BACKGROUND: Head injury occurs in up to 47% of skiing or snowboarding injuries and is the predominant cause of death in these sports. In most existing literature reporting injury type and prevalence, head injury mechanisms are underreported. Thus, protecti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sensitivity analysis of muscle properties and impact parameters on head injury risk in American football - Mortensen JD, Vasavada AN, Merryweather AS.
Head injuries frequently occur in American football and other contact sports. Uncertainty on the effects of cervical muscle properties on head injury risk may be due to the limitations of previous observational studies. This simulation study employs a musc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pediatric head injuries in summer camps - Kolberg K, Saleem N, Ambrose M, Cranford J, Almeida A, Ichesco I, Schellpfeffer N, Hashikawa A.
Summer camps have a unique supervisory environment that may lead to increased head injury risk for children. The epidemiology of head injuries in camps is unclear. We partnered with CampDoc.com to review head injury reports from camp nurses in 2016 from 19... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Multiple object tracking scores predict post-concussion status years after mild traumatic brain injury - Lysenko-Martin M, Hutton C, Sparks T, Snowden T, Christie BR.
The diagnosis of concussion remains challenging, particularly in cases where several months have passed between a head injury and clinical assessment. Tracking multiple moving objects in three-dimensional (3D) space engages many of the same cognitive proce... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head injury metric response in finite element ATDs and a human body model in multidirectional loading regimes - Jones DA, Gaewsky JP, Somers JT, Gayzik FS, Weaver AA, Stitzel JD.
The objective was to quantify head injury metric sensitivity of the 50th percentile male Hybrid III, THOR, and Global Human Body Models Consortium simplified occupant (GHBMC M50-OS) to changes in loading conditions in loading regimes that... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

New Head Injury Data Reinforce Restricted Antipsychotic Use New Head Injury Data Reinforce Restricted Antipsychotic Use
New data on head injury support evidence-based guidance to restrict antipsychotic use in patients with dementia to those with the most severe neuropsychiatric symptoms, and for a short, limited time.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - January 16, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

The use of PECARN and CATCH rules in children with minor head trauma presenting to emergency department 24 hours after injury - Sert ET, Mutlu H, Kokulu K.
OBJECTIVE: Major studies (PECARN [Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network], CATCH [Canadian Assessment of Childhood Head Injury]) that regulate the use of computed tomography (CT) algorithms in children with minor head trauma (MHT) have been cond... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Earlier Intervention After Concussion Linked to Faster Recovery Earlier Intervention After Concussion Linked to Faster Recovery
Patients should seek specialty care, including targeted treatments for specific symptoms, as soon as possible after head injury, the author of a new study says.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 14, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The performance of the World Rugby Head Injury Assessment Screening Tool: a diagnostic accuracy study - Fuller GW, Tucker R, Starling L, Falvey E, Douglas M, Raftery M.
BACKGROUND: Off-field screening tools, such as the Sports Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT), have been recommended to identify possible concussion following a head impact where the consequences are unclear. However, real-life performance, and diagnostic ac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Rationalising neurosurgical head injury referrals: development and validation of the Liverpool Head Injury Tomography Score (Liverpool HITS) for mild TBI - Gillespie CS, Mcleavy CM, Islim AI, Prescott S, McMahon CJ.
Introduction: A radiological scoring system to define a 'surgically significant' mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) could stratify neurosurgical referrals, and improve communication between referral centres and neurosurgical units, as most referrals ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sport-related concussion preceding adrenal insufficiency and hypopituitarism - Northam WT, Alexander A, Carneiro K.
A 49-year-old female with history of daily inhaled corticosteroid use for asthma presented to a concussion clinic 7 wk after sport-related head injury with headache, visual blurring, dizziness, nausea, fatigue, polydipsia, and polyuria. Examination reveale... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A study of head injury and its pattern in Surat region-a prospective study - Singhal D, Sandip R.
A prospective study of head injury cases during the period of 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015 was conducted in Surat region of Gujarat, India. Head injury is the most common emergency encountered in trauma units and causality departments. We stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Antipsychotic Initiation Ups Risk for Head Injury, TBI in Alzheimer Disease
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 -- Individuals with Alzheimer disease (AD) initiating antipsychotics have an increased risk for head injuries and traumatic brain injury (TBI), according to a study published online Jan. 7 in the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Trauma-induced coagulopathy: incidence and outcome in patients with isolated traumatic brain injury in a Level I trauma care center in India - Rani P, Panda NB, Hazarika A, Ahluwalia J, Chhabra R.
In this study, incidence and outcome related to coagulopathy were assessed in patients with moder... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neurosurgical management of head injuries incurred during sports: a single centre experience - Hall S, McElligott S, Sadek AR, Griffith C, Waters R, Nader-Sepahi A.
Introduction: Accidents during sporting activities are a common cause of head injury, particularly in children and young adults. Whilst most sporting head injuries are minor, there remains a proportion which is associated with high morbidity and mor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Influence of bicycle deformation and type on head injury values of a cyclist in a car-to-bicycle collision - Nakahara R, Suzuki Y, Takeuchi N, Sakurai T, Maki T, Imaizumi I, Sugaya H, Takahashi Y, Gunji Y.
In this study, finite element models for two types of bicycles with different shapes were constructed. These deformable models were validated in quasi-static loading conditions, and were used to investigate the effect of the deformation of the bicycle body... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Complete transections of the coracobrachialis and short head of biceps brachii after skurfing injury: a case report and brief review of the literature - Epstein SH, Sussmann AR, Katt BM, Epstein RE, Abboud JA.
The vast majority of biceps injuries involve the long head of the biceps tendon. Less frequently, and typically in younger patients, the injury can occur through the muscle belly. Scattered case reports describe patients with a short head injury of the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Animal models of post-traumatic epilepsy - Keith KA, Huang JH.
Traumatic brain injury is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, with the incidence of post-traumatic epilepsy increasing with the severity of the head injury. Post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) is defined as a recurrent seizure disorder second... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Reporting of concussion-like symptoms after cycling crashes: a survey of competitive and recreational cyclists - Rice S, Iaccarino MA, Bhatnagar S, Robidoux G, Zafonte R, Kotler DH.
CONTEXT: Cycling crashes are common among recreational and competitive riders and may result in head and bodily trauma. Information is limited regarding the signs and symptoms of head injury (HI) after cycling crashes, medical treatment, and recovery. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Access to the Intensive Care Unit by Severe Head Injury Patients - Balogun JA, Akwada O, Awana E, Balogun FM.
Background The management of severe traumatic brain injury is directed at avoidance of secondary brain injuries. The intensive care unit (ICU) provides the ideal environment to achieving improved survival and functional outcome. The study sets out t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neurorestore: A Swiss initiative aimed at restoring lost neurological function
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) The Defitech Foundation has teamed up with EPFL, CHUV and UNIL to widen access to the groundbreaking neurotechnology developed under the 2018 STIMO study, which allowed paraplegic patients to walk again. Their aim is also to develop new neurosurgical treatments for people suffering from Parkinson's disease or from neurological disorders following a head injury or stroke. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Thresholds for the assessment of inflicted head injury by shaking trauma in infants: a systematic review - Schiks LAH, Dankelman J, Loeve AJ.
In order to investigate potential causal relations between the shaking of infants and injuries, biomechanical studies compare brain and skull dynamic behavior during shaking to injury thresholds. However, performing shaking tolerance research on infants, e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Imaging and admission practices in paediatric head injury across emergency departments in Australia and New Zealand: a PREDICT study - Phillips N, Dalziel SR, Borland ML, Dalton S, Lyttle MD, Bressan S, Oakley E, Hearps SJ, Kochar A, Furyk J, Cheek JA, Gilhotra Y, Neutze J, Babl FE.
OBJECTIVES: Variation in the management of paediatric head injury has been identified worldwide. This prospective study describes imaging and admission practices of children presenting with head injury across 10 hospital EDs in Australia and New Zealand. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The gift of healthcare for children
Abdul was just 13 when he arrived in the UK in the back of a lorry. He escaped war in Afghanistan: his father and brother were killed by the Taliban, and Abdul was next.  When Abdul came to us, he still didn’t know the outcome of his asylum application. He’d been living in the streets for four years and was struggling to find his feet in the UK: nightmares, flashbacks, and unimaginable stress.  It is incredibly scary and traumatic to be so far away from home at such a young age. Abdul was so scared of his surroundings that it took him a long time to open up. When he fell from a bench in the park whils...
Source: Doctors of the World News - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

A patient-focused information design intervention to support the minor traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) choosing wisely Canada recommendation - Dowling S, Hair H, Boudreau D, Grigat D, Rice C, Born KB, VandenBerg S.
Introduction The first Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) recommendation for Emergency Medicine states: "Don't order CT head scans in adults and children who have suffered minor head injuries (unless positive for a validated head injury clinical decision rule)".... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Prevalence and pattern of basal skull fracture in head injury patients in an academic hospital - Mokolane NS, Minne C, Dehnavi A.
BACKGROUND: Basal skull fractures (BSFs) have been reported to be a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the literature, particularly in young male patients. However, there are limited data available on the aetiology, prevalence and patterns of such o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Suitability of enhanced head injury criteria for vehicle rating - van Slagmaat M, Panzer MB, Pipkorn B, Mueller B.
The objective of this study is to assess the suitability of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Concussion management in summer camps - Robinson RL, Arbogast KB, Garst BA, Corwin DJ.
Children are exposed to head injury throughout the year, specifically during the active summer months. Protocols for managing concussions at summer camps are varied, and the management of concussions in this setting has yet to be evaluated. Our objective w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Motor vehicle accident is a risk factor for traumatic head injury among children in Abuja: analysis of the first trauma registry in Nigeria - Shour AR, Holmes B, Ameh EA, Olaomi OO, Anguzu R, Cassidy LD.
This study analyzed data on pediatric injuries from a unique hospital trauma registry in Abuja, Nigeria. METHO... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk stratification of intermediate-risk children with minor head injury - Ko Y, Lee JS, Chae MK, Ahn JH, Kim HH, Park EJ, Kim JH.
The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network rule helps emergency physicians identify very low-risk children with minor head injury who can forgo head computed tomography. This rule contributes to reduction in lifetime risk of radiation-induced ca... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The "new science" of abusive head trauma - Lindberg DM, Dubowitz H, Alexander RC, Reece RM.
Claims that new science is changing accepted medical opinion about abusive head injury have been made frequently in the media, legal publications, and in legal cases involving abusive head trauma (AHT). This review analyzes recently published scientific ar... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Experiences of violence and head injury among women and transgender women sex workers - Baumann RM, Hamilton-Wright S, Riley DL, Brown K, Hunt C, Michalak A, Matheson FI.
Women and transgender women sex workers have similar experiences of housing instability, childhood trauma, and victimization to populations with high rates of traumatic brain injury (TBI), such as people experiencing homelessness and incarceration; yet, th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Confidence and willingness among laypersons in the UK to act in a head injury situation: a qualitative focus group study - Kulnik ST, Halter M, Hilton A, Baron A, Garner S, Jarman H, Klaassen B, Oliver E.
OBJECTIVES: To explore factors influencing confidence and willingness among laypersons in the UK to act in a head injury situation, in order to inform first aid education offered by the British Red Cross. DESIGN: Qualitative focus group study. SETT... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

The costs of traumatic head injury and associated factors at University of Gondar Specialized Referral Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia - Asmamaw Y, Yitayal M, Debie A, Handebo S.
BACKGROUND: Head injuries account for 650,000 annual deaths worldwide. The cost for treating head injury was estimated at US $200 million annually. This contributes to economic impoverishment in low income countries like Ethiopia. Hence, this study was aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sports-related concussion (SRC) in road cycling: the RoadsIde heaD Injury assEssment (RIDE) for elite road cycling - Heron N, Elliott J, Jones N, Loosemore M, Kemp S.
Sports-related concussion in cycling Sports-related concussion (SRC) is a recognised sport-related injury and a growing global public health concern,1 accounting for between 1.3% and 9.1% of all injuries reported during cycling events.2 Road cycling, ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is Head Injury Causing Dementia? MRI Might Show
Title: Is Head Injury Causing Dementia? MRI Might ShowCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - October 29, 2019 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Is Head Injury Causing Dementia? MRI Might Show
MONDAY, Oct. 28, 2019 -- When a loved one shows signs of dementia, sometimes a head injury is the cause and MRI scans can help prevent a misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's, researchers report. As many as 21% of older adults with dementia may be... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Parametric analysis and optimization of variables affecting the brain injury criterion (BrIC) in various crash scenarios - Hasija V, Takhounts EG, Craig MJ.
Incompressibility of the brain makes it susceptible to damage from shear strains. Head rotational motion can easily produce high shear strains causing brain injury. Since head injury criterion (HIC) does not account for rotational motion, a brain injury cr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Tranexamic Acid Within Three Hours Cuts Some TBI Deaths
MONDAY, Oct. 21, 2019 -- Among patients with mild-to-moderate acute traumatic brain injury (TBI), the risk for head injury-related death is reduced in those receiving tranexamic acid within three hours compared with placebo, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug Delivers'Remarkable' Reduction in Head Injury Deaths Drug Delivers'Remarkable' Reduction in Head Injury Deaths
A new study provides the'first clear evidence'that a widely available medication reduces death in traumatic brain injury.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - October 16, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Further investigation of the applicability of head injury criterion and the associated scaling laws with finite element modelling - Ruan S, Zhao W, Li H, Cui S, He L.
To test the applicability of Head Injury Criterion (HIC), three different-sized (5th, 50th, 95th percentile) finite element head models were developed from medical CT scan images of living humans. These models were scaled to generate six scaled models. The... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Poor awareness of role of helmet in preventing the head injury - Menon B, Pasupuleti S.
India has witnessed an increase of road traffic accidents by 43% over the past 10 years.[1] The most vulnerable age group is the 30 –59 years' group. India's share in the road traffic fatalities in the world is very high predominantly from the two-whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news