When Are Head Injury Risks Highest for Young Soccer Players?
A small, preliminary study shows young soccer players have more head impacts during practices but experience more severe head impacts during games. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When Are Head Injury Risks Highest for Young Soccer Players?
MONDAY, July 26, 2021 -- Young soccer players have more head impacts during practices but experience more severe head impacts during games, a small, preliminary study shows. The findings could help devise ways to improve head impact safety in youth... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

When Are Head Injury Risks Highest for Young Soccer Players?
Title: When Are Head Injury Risks Highest for Young Soccer Players?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/26/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

"If it goes horribly wrong the whole world descends on you": the influence of fear, vulnerability, and powerlessness on police officers' response to victims of head injury in domestic violence - Richards J, Smithson J, Moberly NJ, Smith A.
Domestic violence (DV) victims face significant barriers to accessing healthcare. This is particularly concerning in cases of brain injury (BI), which is difficult to diagnose and risks severe long-term consequences for DV victims. Police may be able to id... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Impact of implementation of the national institute for health and clinical excellence (NICE) head injury guideline in a tertiary care center emergency department: a pre and post-intervention study - Pradhan P, Pradhan A, Shrestha AP, Shrestha A, Paudel RC, Shrestha R.
INTRODUCTION: Head injury, a common presentation to the emergency department (ED), is a substantial problem in developing countries like Nepal. The current national institute for health and clinical excellence (NICE) guideline revised in January 2014 focus... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Secular trend, seasonal variation, epidemiological pattern, and outcome of traumatic head injuries due to road traffic accidents in Aseer, Saudi Arabia - Algahtany MA.
Road traffic accidents (RTAs) are a leading cause of traumatic head injury (THI) and are regarded as a public health problem in Saudi Arabia. This hospital-based retrospective study aims to provide data on the frequency, type, and distribution of RTA-relat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Electrically assisted pedal cycles: is new legislation required to mitigate increased head injury risk? - Trichinopoly Krishna S, Roberts S, Dardis R.
OBJECTIVES: Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycles (EAPCs) are pedal bikes that are fitted with a motor that travel at higher speeds than conventional bicycles. Recent international data shows that there is an association with increased severity of injury, par... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head injury care in a low- and middle-income country tertiary trauma center: epidemiology, systemic lacunae, and possible leads - Karthigeyan M, Gupta SK, Salunke P, Dhandapani S, W.hede LS, Kumar A, Singh A, Sahoo SK, Tripathi M, Gendle C, Singla R, Aggarwal A, Singla N, Mohanty M, Mohindra S, Chhabra R, Tewari MK, Jain K.
BACKGROUND: Although head injury (HI) from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) heavily contributes to the global disease burden, studies are disproportionately less from this part of the world. Knowing the different epidemiological characteristics from... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Evaluation of nonaccidental trauma in infants presenting with skull fractures: a retrospective review - Boruah AP, Potter TO, Shammassian BH, Hills BB, Dingeldein MW, Tomei KL.
OBJECTIVE: Nonaccidental trauma (NAT) is one of the leading causes of serious injury and death among young children in the United States, with a high proportion of head injury. Numerous studies have demonstrated the safety of discharge of infants with isol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Minor head injury might cause treatable dementia due to severe hyponatremia - Nagamine T.
OBJECTIVE: There are several conditions of treatable dementia. Among these, hyponatremia can cause transitory modification of cognitive functions. DESIGN: We treated a patient with cognitive decline after minor head injury who developed severe hypo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Outcome of patients with moderate and severe head injuries in South Valley University hospitals - Saleh SM, Tayel AM, Ibrahim FA, El Shehaby DM.
BACKGROUND: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major health problem, as it is responsible for mortality and long-term morbidity worldwide. Lately, head injury cases have increased in both developed and developing nations. OBJECTIVES: The study was c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Athletes' and coaches' attitudes toward protective headgear as concussion and head injury prevention: a scoping review - Tj ønndal A, Austmo Wågan F.
The purpose of this article is to map existing research literature on athletes and coaches' attitudes toward protective headgear in sport in relation to concussion and head injury prevention, and to identify and analyse knowledge gaps in the field. A scopi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Poor Sleep After Head Injury Could Point to Dementia Risk
FRIDAY, June 11, 2021 -- Sleep disorders may increase the odds for dementia in survivors of traumatic brain injury, new research suggests. The study included nearly 713,000 patients who were free of dementia when they were treated for traumatic... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 11, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Assessment of memory among traumatic brain injury patients during follow-up at a tertiary health care facility in rural setting - Singh A, Kumar R, Ansari A, Singh NP, Singh AK.
Background Head injury is an important public health problem nowadays. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results from external force that leads to damage to brain tissue. Main causes of TBI are motor vehicle collisions and fall from height. One of the primary s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A commentary on Silverberg and the Many Expert Panel definitions of mild head injury - Mayer AR.
Public awareness of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) has never been higher. As noted by Silverberg et al and in other reviews, different expert panels have developed different criteria for defining "mTBI," "concussion," "complicated mTBI," and even "mode... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Sex specific effect of obesity on serious head injury from motor vehicle collisions - Kim SC.
This study was a retrospective observati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Soft-shell headgear, concussion and injury prevention in youth team collision sports: a systematic review - Makovec Knight J, Nguyen JVK, Mitra B, Willmott C.
OBJECTIVES: To assess the association between soft-shell headgear (HG) use and sports-related concussion (SRC). Secondary objectives were to assess the association between HG and superficial head injury and investigate potential increase in injury risk amo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Researchers develop new tool for detection of concussion, head injury in children
Researchers from the University of Montreal have published a study unveiling a unique new tool for detecting concussions in children under age five. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of disability associated with head injury with loss of consciousness in adults in the United States: a population-based study - Schneider ALC, Wang D, Gottesman RF, Selvin E.
OBJECTIVE: To provide nationally representative prevalence estimates of disability associated with prior head injury with loss of consciousness in the U.S. and to examine associations between prior head injury and disability. METHODS: Cross-section... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Prior Head Injury With Loss of Consciousness Linked to Disability
WEDNESDAY, May 26, 2021 -- Almost half of adults aged 40 years and older in the United States with prior head injury have disability in at least one domain of functioning, according to a study published online May 26 in Neurology. Andrea L.C.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Wii Fit for balance training in elderly: a systematic review - Afridi A, Rathore FA, Nazir SNB.
Falls due to poor balance are common in elderly people and can cause fractures, head injury, soft tissue trauma; and may even result in death from these complications. Balance training is one of the strategies used to prevent falls among the elderly popula... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Associations between significant head injury and persisting disability and violent crime in women in prison in Scotland, UK: a cross-sectional study - McMillan TM, Aslam H, Crowe E, Seddon E, Barry SJE.
BACKGROUND: The prevalence of head injury is estimated to be as high as 55% in women in prison and might be a risk factor for violent offending, but evidence is equivocal. The extent of persisting disability is unknown, making decisions about service needs... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head injury assessment in rugby union: clinical judgement guidelines - Falvey, Tucker R, Fuller G, Raftery M.
This study identifies guidance criteria for team medical staff when using clinical judgement in their decision-making process during the World Rugby... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head-injury risk higher for female soccer players [editorial] - No Author(s) Listed.
Female soccer players are almost twice as likely to suffer concussion as their male counterparts, a study of more than 80,000 teenage players across US high schools has found. Researchers analysed survey data from around 43,000 male and 39,000 female p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Domestic abuse head injuries prevalent among women in prison, study finds
(Simon Fraser University) An international study has found that four out of five women in prison in Scotland have a history of head injury, mostly sustained through domestic violence. Published recently in The Lancet, researchers, including SFU psychology graduate student Hira Aslam, say the study has important implications for the female prison population more broadly and could help to inform mental health and criminal justice policy development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Helmet use in equestrian athletes: opportunities for intervention - Stanfill AG, Wynja K, Cao X, Prescott D, Shore S, Baughman B, Oddo A, Tsao JW.
BACKGROUND: Equestrian athletes (horse riders) are at high risk for head injury, including concussions. MATERIALS& METHODS: Adults riders were recruited via social media posting to complete a branching survey collecting data on demographics, riding experi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Is severe head injury associated with functional (psychogenic) seizures? - Asadi-Pooya AA, Farazdaghi M.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the current study was to compare the frequency of significant head injuries in three groups of people with seizures [idiopathic generalized epilepsies (IGE) vs. temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE) vs. functional seizures (FS)]. METH... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

ACR Appropriateness Criteria ® head trauma: 2021 update - Shih RY, Burns J, Ajam AA, Broder JS, Chakraborty S, Kendi AT, Lacy ME, Ledbetter LN, Lee RK, Liebeskind DS, Pollock JM, Prall JA, Ptak T, Raksin PB, Shaines MD, Tsiouris AJ, Utukuri PS, Wang LL, Corey AS.
Head trauma (ie, head injury) is a significant public health concern and is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in children and young adults. Neuroimaging plays an important role in the management of head and brain injury, which can be separated int... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Mental health service utilization among adults with head injury with loss of consciousness: implications for social work - Coxe KA, Lee G, Kagotho N, Eads R.
The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with mental health service utilization among adults with head injury with loss of consciousness (LOC) using Andersen's model of health. This secondary data analysis used the 2011-2014 National He... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Epidemiological and clinico-radiological evaluation of head injury in pediatric population - Sharma M, Pandey S, Kumar P, Singh K, Kumar P, Jha RP.
BACKGROUND: Head injury in infancy and childhood has been documented as the single most common cause of death. In India, children aged ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tranexamic acid to reduce head injury death in people with traumatic brain injury: the CRASH-3 international RCT - Roberts I, Shakur-Still H, Aeron-Thomas A, Beaumont D, Belli A, Brenner A, Cargill M, Chaudhri R, Douglas N, Frimley L, Gilliam C, Geer A, Jamal Z, Jooma R, Mansukhani R, Miners A, Pott J, Prowse D, Shokunbi T, Williams J.
BACKGROUND: Tranexamic acid safely reduces mortality in traumatic extracranial bleeding. Intracranial bleeding is common after traumatic brain injury and can cause brain herniation and death. We assessed the effects of tranexamic acid in traumatic brain in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head-injury risk higher for female soccer players, massive survey finds - Sanderson K.
Female soccer players are twice as likely to suffer concussion as their male counterparts, a study of more than 80,000 teenage players across US high schools has found. Researchers analysed survey data from around 43,000 male and 39,000 female players ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Head Injury, Alzheimer's Appear to Affect Brain in Similar Ways
Title: Head Injury, Alzheimer's Appear to Affect Brain in Similar WaysCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/27/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/28/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer)
Source: MedicineNet Alzheimer - April 28, 2021 Category: Geriatrics Source Type: news

Head Injury, Alzheimer ’ s Appear to Affect Brain in Similar Ways
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 27, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Head Injury, Alzheimer's Appear to Affect Brain in Similar Ways
TUESDAY, April 27, 2021 -- Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury appear to affect the brain in similar ways, according to a study that may point to new ways to identify people at high risk for Alzheimer's. " These findings are the first to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 27, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Rugby dementia study: Ben Kay and Shane Williams join head injury research
England's Ben Kay and Wales' Shane Williams are among those recruited. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tranexamic acid treatment for trauma victims - Roberts I, Brenner A, Shakur-Still H.
Worldwide, traumatic injury is responsible for over 5 million deaths per year, the majority due to exsanguination and head injury. The antifibrinolytic drug tranexamic acid is the only drug proven to reduce deaths after traumatic injury. Several large rand... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A burned body with a shotgun head injury found on an "altar" made of banknotes: a case report from Greece and brief review of the literature - Alexandri M, Koukoulis AN, Tsellou M, Papadodima S.
We describe an unusual case of a burnt body with a shotgun head injury found on a "bed" made of wooden boards on a pile of banknotes, resembling an altar. The body belonged to a 64-year-old man, of Greek nationality, with cancer who set his house (includin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Effect of using a head injury fast-track system on reducing the mortality rate among severe head injury patients in Southern Thailand: a retrospective study with historical control - Arundon K, Anumas N, Chunthong P, Cheevarungrod A, Phibalsak T, Lim A.
This study aimed to examine the effects of a fast-track system on reducing head injury mortality using the data... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

New Criteria Aid Diagnosis of Traumatic Encephalopathy Syndrome
Diagnosis of TES requires exposure to repetitive head injury, core features of cognitive impairment/neurobehavioral dysregulation (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - April 13, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Poor parental supervision associated with traumatic brain injury and reactive aggression in young offenders - Kent H, Williams WH, Hinder D, Meadham H, Hodges E, Agarwalla V, Hogarth L, Mewse AJ.
OBJECTIVE: To establish whether poor parental supervision is associated with head injury and self-reported reactive aggression (ie, aggression in response to perceived provocation or threat) in adolescents in a Young Offender's Institute, by examining corr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child participation in collision sports and football: what influences parental decisions? - Hibshman N, Yengo-Kahn A, Wiseman A, Kelly PD, Wu J, Monk S, Harris G, Gannon S, Shannon C, Bonfield CM.
OBJECTIVE: Sport participation promotes health benefits for children. Current media and scientific coverage of sport-related head injury may influence a parent's decision on sports participation. Physicians must understand what influences these decisions t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Characteristics of fall-related head injury versus non-head injury in the older adults - Kim SH, Kim S, Cho GC, Lee JH, Park EJ, Lee DH.
This study aimed to examine the characteristics of older adults patients who suffered a head injury after a ground-level fall in comparison to non-head injury patients as well as the factors associated with severity in those with head injury on... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The effectiveness of different types of motorcycle helmets - a scoping review - Tabary M, Ahmadi S, Amirzade-Iranaq MH, Shojaei M, Sohrabi Asl M, Ghodsi Z, Azarhomayoun A, Ansari-Moghaddam A, Atlasi R, Araghi F, Shafieian M, Heydari ST, Sharif-Alhoseini M, O'Reilly G, Rahimi-Movaghar V.
BACKGROUND: Protective helmets may reduce the risk of death and head injury in motorcycle collisions. However, there remains a large gap in knowledge regarding the effectiveness of different types of helmets in preventing injuries. OBJECTIVE: To ex... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Frequency and predictors of traumatic encephalopathy syndrome in a prospective cohort of retired professional athletes - Schaffert J, Didehbani N, LoBue C, Hart J, Rossetti H, Lacritz L, Cullum CM.
This study aimed to evaluate the frequency of TES in a cohort... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Head Injury Linked to Long - Term Risk for Dementia
Head injury linked to dementia risk in dose - dependent manner, with stronger associations for women, Whites (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - March 19, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology, Pathology, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Head Injury Linked to Long-Term Risk for Dementia
FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 -- Head injury is associated with dementia over a median 25 years of follow-up, according to a study published online March 9 in Alzheimer's& Dementia. Andrea L.C. Schneider, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Which Kids' Sports Have Higher Odds for Head Injury?
FRIDAY, March 19, 2021 -- Researchers outfitted high school athletes with head impact sensors to see which of four popular sports put them at the greatest risk of concussion. No. 1 for both boys and girls: Soccer, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 19, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Which Kids' Sports Have Higher Odds for Head Injury?
Title: Which Kids'Sports Have Higher Odds for Head Injury?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 19, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Head injury and 25-year risk of dementia - Schneider ALC, Selvin E, Latour L, Turtzo LC, Coresh J, Mosley T, Ling G, Gottesman RF.
INTRODUCTION: Head injury is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Long-term associations of head injury with dementia in community-based populations are less clear. METHODS: Prospective cohort study of 14,376 participants (mean age ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news