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FIT for FUNCTION: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial - Richardson J, Tang A, Guyatt G, Thabane L, Xie F, Sahlas D, Hart R, Fleck R, Hladysh G, Macrae L.
BACKGROUND: The current state of evidence suggests that community-based exercise programs are beneficial in improving impairment, function, and health status, and are greatly needed for persons with stroke. However, limitations of these studies include ris...
Source: SafetyLit - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Fatal exertional heat stroke and American football players: the need for regional heat-safety guidelines - Grundstein AJ, Hosokawa Y, Casa DJ.
CONTEXT:   Weather-based activity modification in athletics is an important way to minimize heat illnesses. However, many commonly used heat-safety guidelines include a uniform set of heat-stress thresholds that do not account for geographic differences ...
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Relapse of Takayasu arteritis as a cause of suicidal poisoning and subsequent major ischemic stroke successfully treated with thrombolytic therapy - Komatina N, Lepi ć T, Labović B, Stevović T, Petronijević M, Radovinović-Tasić S, Obradović D.
INTRODUCTION: Takayasu arteritis (TA) is a rare large vessel arteritis, affecting primarily aorta and its major branches. Its clinical manifestations can vary significantly - from asymptomatic to serious vascular events. Acute neurological complications ar...
Source: SafetyLit - January 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Fall risk during opposing stance perturbations among healthy adults and chronic stroke survivors - Patel PJ, Bhatt T.
Studies examining recovery from SLIPS and TRIPS indicate higher incidence of falls during SLIPS than TRIPS however, differences in the recovery mechanisms during these opposing perturbations have not been examined. We therefore aimed to compare the reactiv...
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Uncorrected versus demographically-corrected scores on the NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery in persons with traumatic brain injury and stroke - Nitsch KP, Casaletto KB, Carlozzi NE, Tulsky DS, Heinemann AW, Heaton RK.
OBJECTIVE: The association between demographic characteristics and neurocognitive performance is well established; however, clinicians may have difficulty selecting when to use uncorrected versus demographically corrected scores. We compared these score ty...
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Vascular risk factor burden and new-onset depression in the community - Adams S, Conner S, Himali JJ, Beiser A, Vasan RS, Seshadri S, Pase MP.
Depression is associated with an increased likelihood of cardiac events and stroke. We hypothesized that the vascular risk factor burden might itself predispose to both cardiovascular events and depression. Therefore, we examined whether aggregate scores o...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Intracranial ischemic infarct due to blunt force trauma in a high school football player - Esianor BI, Haider AS, Engelhardt MI, Osumah T, Vayalumkal S, Thakur R, Leonard D, Haithcock J, Layton KF.
Ischemic stroke is an  uncommon cause of death among teenagers and young adults; however, the etiologies differ when compared to ischemic strokes in older individuals. Large-vessel atherosclerosis and small-vessel disease causing ischemic stroke are rare f...
Source: SafetyLit - November 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Photobiomodulation for traumatic brain injury and stroke - Hamblin MR.
There is a notable lack of therapeutic alternatives for what is fast becoming a global epidemic of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Photobiomodulation (PBM) employs red or near-infrared (NIR) light (600-1100nm) to stimulate healing, protect tissue from dying,...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Outcome and risk factors associated with extent of central nervous system injury due to exertional heat stroke - Yang M, Li Z, Zhao Y, Zhou F, Zhang Y, Gao J, Yin T, Hu X, Mao Z, Xiao J, Wang L, Liu C, Ma L, Yuan Z, Lv J, Shen H, Hou PC, Kang H.
To explore the relationship between the extent of central nervous system (CNS) injury and patient outcomes meanwhile research the potential risk factors associated with neurologic sequelae. In this retrospective cohort study, we analyzed data from 117 cons...
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Scorpion bite-induced ischaemic stroke - Reddy C R, Bompelli N, Khardenavis V, Deshpande A.
We report a 54-year-old woman with scorpion bite. After 3  hours of admission, the patient developed sudden onset tachycardia with hypotension. Cardiac evaluation showed raised creatine kinase MB isoenzyme was elevated; ECG and two-dimensional echocardiog...
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Injury mechanisms in acute intracerebral hemorrhage - Wilkinson DA, Pandey AS, Thompson BG, Keep RF, Hua Y, Xi G.
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is the most common hemorrhagic stroke subtype, and rates are increasing with an aging population. Despite an increase in research and trials of therapies for ICH, mortality remains high and no interventional therapy has been ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Surveillance for certain health behaviors and conditions among states and selected local areas - Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, United States, 2013 and 2014 - Gamble S, Mawokomatanda T, Xu F, Chowdhury PP, Pierannunzi C, Flegel D, Garvin W, Town M.
PROBLEM: Chronic diseases and conditions (e.g., heart diseases, stroke, arthritis, and diabetes) are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the United States. These conditions are costly to the U.S. economy, yet they are often preventable or cont...
Source: SafetyLit - September 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

International Classification of Disease coding of exertional heat illness in U.S. Army Soldiers - DeGroot DW, Mok G, Hathaway NE.
INTRODUCTION: The severity of exertional heat illnesses (EHI) ranges from relatively minor heat exhaustion to potentially life-threatening heat stroke. Epidemiological surveillance of the types of and trends in EHI incidence depends on application of the a...
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Neurotoxicity of zinc - Morris DR, Levenson CW.
Zinc-induced neurotoxicity has been shown to play a role in neuronal damage and death associated with traumatic brain injury, stroke, seizures, and neurodegenerative diseases. During normal firing of "zinc-ergic" neurons, vesicular free zinc is released in...
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Design and analysis of a novel fall prevention device for lower limbs rehabilitation robot - Ji J, Guo S, Song T, Xi FJ.
BACKGROUND: Most stroke survivors are suffering from physical motor impairments and confronting with the risk of falls, and well trunk stability is essential for balance during daily functional activities. OBJECTIVES: Current fall prevention device...
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

A comprehensive analysis of dispatching of traumatic brain injuries in the Fifth Period at the RAJAIE Hospital in Ghachsaran - Alidadi A, Zaboli R, Abedi R, Soltanizarandi MR.
INTRODUCTION: Increasing car accidents in young group and head-stroke mechanisms in developing countryis are the main cause of brain lesions and injuries related to trauma, so that traumatic severe brain lesions and injuries and uncontrollable hemorrhage a...
Source: SafetyLit - August 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Middle cerebral artery stroke as amusement park injury: case report and review of the literature - Baumgartle A, Wolfe L, Puri V, Moeller K, Bertolone S, Raj A.
We report a healthy 12-year-old boy who presented with facial droop, sl...
Source: SafetyLit - August 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk factors for heat related deaths during the June 2015 heat wave in Karachi, Pakistan - Saleem SG, Ansari T, Ali AS, Fatima S, Rizvi MH, Samad MA.
BACKGROUND: Mortality as a consequence of heat related illness is a public health concern. Emergency department (ED) experiences increased patients' flow and decreased survival as a consequence of heat stroke during the episodes of heat wave. The present s...
Source: SafetyLit - July 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

A particularly complex case of matricide by means of plastic bag suffocation: case report - Migliorini AS, Boracchi M, Gentile G, Maciocco F, Piccinini A, Zoja R.
A rare case of homicide with plastic bag suffocation is presented in which forensic genetic investigations were carried out on the inner surface of a plastic bag placed over the head of an elderly woman, bedridden after a stroke. The results obtained sugge...
Source: SafetyLit - July 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

The effects of chunghyul-dan, an agent of Korean medicine, on a mouse model of traumatic brain injury - Choi WW, Lee K, Lee BJ, Park SU, Park JM, Ko CN, Bu Y.
Chunghyul-Dan (CHD) is the first choice agent for the prevention and treatment of stroke at the Kyung Hee Medical Hospital. To date, CHD has been reported to have beneficial effects on brain disease in animals and humans, along with antioxidative and anti-...
Source: SafetyLit - July 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pediatric abusive head trauma and stroke - Khan NR, Fraser BD, Nguyen V, Moore K, Boop S, Vaughn BN, Klimo P.
OBJECTIVE Despite established risk factors, abusive head trauma (AHT) continues to plague our communities. Cerebrovascular accident (CVA), depicted as areas of hypodensity on CT scans or diffusion restriction on MR images, is a well-known consequence of AH...
Source: SafetyLit - June 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Assessing cognitive ability and simulator-based driving performance in poststroke adults - Blane A, Lee HC, Falkmer T, Willstrand TD.
Driving is an important activity of daily living, which is increasingly relied upon as the population ages. It has been well-established that cognitive processes decline following a stroke and these processes may influence driving performance. There is muc...
Source: SafetyLit - June 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

A retrospective analysis of post-stroke Berg Balance Scale scores: how should normal and at-risk scores be interpreted? - Patterson KK, Inness E, McIlroy WE, Mansfield A.
Objectif  : l'échelle de Berg est un outil de mesure de l'équilibre debout fréquemment utilisé par les cliniciens traitant des personnes ayant subi un AVC. Des stratégies compensatoires peuvent influencer le score Berg, même si les mesures obtenues d...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Understanding the mechanisms of recovery and/or compensation following injury - Hylin MJ, Kerr AL, Holden R.
Injury due to stroke and traumatic brain injury result in significant long-term effects upon behavioral functioning. One central question to rehabilitation research is whether the nature of behavioral improvement observed is due to recovery or the developm...
Source: SafetyLit - May 29, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Profiles of executive function across children with distinct brain disorders: traumatic brain injury, stroke, and brain tumor - Araujo GC, Antonini TN, Anderson V, Vannatta KA, Salley CG, Bigler ED, Taylor HG, Gerhardt C, Rubin K, Dennis M, Lo W, Mackay MT, Gordon A, Hajek Koterba C, Gomes A, Greenham M, Owen Yeates K.
This study examined whether children with distinct brain disorders show different profiles of strengths and weaknesses in executive functions, and differ from children without brain disorder. METHODS: Participants were children with tra...
Source: SafetyLit - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Effects of experimental traumatic brain injury and impaired glutamate transport on cortical spreading depression - Hosseini-Zare MS, Gu F, Abdulla A, Powell S, Žiburkus J.
Cortical spreading depression (CSD) is associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, migraines, and seizures. Typically, following TBIs and other insults, neuronal excitability in and around the area of the injury is affected, with reported increas...
Source: SafetyLit - May 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Update: Heat illness, active component, U.S. Armed Forces, 2016 -
In 2016, there were 2,536 incident diagnoses of heat illness among active component service members (incidence rate: 1.96 cases per 1,000 person-years [p-yrs]). The overall crude incidence rates of heat stroke and "other heat illness" were 0.31 and 1.65 pe...
Source: SafetyLit - April 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

From battlefield to home: a mobile platform for assessing brain health - Resnick HE, Lathan CE.
Cognitive testing batteries have been used for decades to diagnose deficits associated with conditions such as head injury, age-related cognitive decline, and stroke, and they have also been used extensively for educational evaluation and planning. Cogniti...
Source: SafetyLit - March 17, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Effects of stair task training on walking ability in stroke patients - Choi YK, Kim K, Choi JU.
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to determine the effect of stair task training on gait abilities by conducting stair task training. In this training, step training is applied in various directions with hemiplegia patients. [Subjects and Methods] Thirty...
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Fatal folic acid toxicity in humans - Devnath GP, Kumaran S, Rajiv R, Shaha KK, Nagaraj A.
Folic acid is B-9 vitamin. Folic acid is prescribed commonly for pregnant women to prevent neural tube defects in the fetus, patients under chemotherapy, pernicious anemia and to reduce the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Acute or chronic ingest...
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Comparison of gait symmetry between poststroke fallers and nonfallers during level walking using triaxial accelerometry: a STROBE-compliant cross-sectional study - Lien WC, Cheng YH, Kuan TS, Zheng YL, Hsieh CH, Wang WF.
To compare the degree of gait symmetry of chronic poststroke fallers with that of nonfallers during level walking using triaxial accelerometry.In this cross-sectional study, a total of 14 patients with chronic stroke were recruited from a community hospita...
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Crying spells triggered by thumb-index rubbing after thalamic stroke: a case report - Bassani R, Rosazza C, Ghirardin L, Caldiera V, Banco E, Casati C, Tesio L.
BACKGROUND: Pathologic crying, devoid of any emotional counterpart, is known to occur as a consequence of various brain stem, cortical hemispheric and cerebellar lesions or, quite exceptionally, of "dacrystic" epilepsy. The case reported here suggests that...
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

The burden of neurological disease in the United States: a summary report and call to action - Gooch CL, Pracht E, Borenstein AR.
The United States carries a substantial fiscal burden resulting from the nearly 100 million Americans with neurological disease. The combined annual costs of Alzheimer's and other dementias, low back pain, stroke, traumatic brain injury, migraine, epilepsy...
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Simple and effective method to lower body core temperatures of hyperthermic patients - O'Connor JP.
Hyperthermia is a potentially life threatening scenario that may occur in patients due to accompanying morbidities, exertion, or exposure to dry and arid environmental conditions. In particular, heat stroke may result from environmental exposure combined w...
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Neurologic complications of acute environmental injuries - da Silva IR, Frontera JA.
Environmental injuries can result in serious neurologic morbidity. This chapter reviews neurologic complications of thermal burns, smoke inhalation, lightning strikes, electric injury, near drowning, decompression illness, as well as heat stroke and accide...
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Recovery from spinal cord infarction associated with cannabis use - Akel T.
CONTEXT: Cerebrovascular and cardiovascular accidents have been associated with illicit drug use. The most commonly used substance worldwide is cannabis. It has been related to acute ischemic cerebral stroke in multiple reports, with different mechanisms s...
Source: SafetyLit - February 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Global aphasia without hemiparesis may be caused by blunt head trauma: an adolescent boy with transient aphasia - Şahin S, Türkdoğan D, Hacıfazlıoğlu NE, Yalçın EU, Eksen ZY, Ekinci G.
We report a 15-year old boy with transient global aphasia without hemiparesis due...
Source: SafetyLit - January 25, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Assessment of patients' medical fitness-to-drive by primary care physicians: a cross-sectional study - Alkharboush GA, Al Rashed FA, Saleem AH, Alnajashi IS, Almeneessier AS, Olaish AH, Bhatti JA, Bahammam AS.
OBJECTIVES: Motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) are a significant health burden in Saudi Arabia. The literature has consistently indicated that chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, stroke, obstructive sleep apnea, and neurodevelopmental...
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Risk and prevention of fracture in patients with major medical illnesses: a mini-review - Cummings SR, Eastell R.
Patients with several medical conditions, including Parkinson's disease, recent stroke, HIV, and heart failure, have a high risk of hip fracture. These patients will also have more severe consequences of a hip fracture, including a greater chance of dying ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Pioglitazone and risk for bone fracture: safety data from a randomized clinical trial - Viscoli CM, Inzucchi SE, Young LH, Insogna KL, Conwit R, Furie KL, Gorman M, Kelly MA, Lovejoy AM, Kernan WN.
CONTEXT: Pioglitazone reduces cardiovascular risk in non-diabetic patients after an ischemic stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) but is associated with increased risk for bone fracture. OBJECTIVE: To characterize fractures associated with pio...
Source: SafetyLit - December 17, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Changes in heavy drinking following onset of health problems in a U.S. general population sample - Kerr WC, Ye Y, Greenfield TK, Williams E, Lui CK, Li L, Lown EA.
Heavy episodic drinking is a well-established risk factor for heart disease, diabetes, certain cancers, stroke, hypertension and injuries, however, little is known about whether health problems precipitate changes in subsequent drinking patterns. Retrospec...
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Severe brain injury in Massachusetts: assessing the continuum of care - Lorenz L, Katz G.
Acquired brain injury (ABI) is a major public health problem in Massachusetts (Hackman et al, 2014) and includes traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, ABI-related infectious diseases, metabolic disorders affecting the central nervous system (brain and spin...
Source: SafetyLit - December 10, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Reliability and validity of the inertial sensor-based Timed "Up and Go" test in individuals affected by stroke - W üest S, Masse F, Aminian K, Gonzenbach R, de Bruin ED.
The instrumented Timed "Up and Go" test (iTUG) has the potential for playing an important role in providing clinically useful information regarding an individual's balance and mobility that cannot be derived from the original single-outcome Timed "Up and G...
Source: SafetyLit - December 3, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Case report: acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis following viper bite - Xu A, Shan R, Huang D, Zhou J, Keenoo A, Qin J.
We present a rarely seen central nervous system complication, acute demyelinating encephalomyelitis, after a t...
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Bowel ischemia from heat stroke: a rare presentation of an uncommon complication - Masood U, Sharma A, Syed W, Manocha D.
A healthy 27-year-old female presented to the hospital after she collapsed an hour into her first marathon run on a hot humid day. On presentation, she was hyperthermic, encephalopathic, tachycardic, and hypotensive. On admission, she was found to have lac...
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

A comprehensive analysis of dispatching of traumatic brain injuries in the Fifth Period at the RAJAIE Hospital in Ghachsaran - Alidadi A, Zaboli R, Abedi R, Soltanizarandi MR.
INTRODUCTION: Increasing car accidents in young group and head-stroke mechanisms in developing countryis are the main cause of brain lesions and injuries related to trauma, so that traumatic severe brain lesions and injuries and uncontrollable hemorrhage a...
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of functional electrical stimulation on reducing falls and improving gait parameters in multiple sclerosis and stroke - Gervasoni E, Parelli R, Uszynski M, Crippa A, Marzegan A, Montesano A, Cattaneo D.
BACKGROUND: Loss of neuromuscular control of the ankle joint is a common impairment in neurological conditions, leading to abnormal gait and a higher risk of falling. However, limited information is available on the effectiveness of Functional Electrical S...
Source: SafetyLit - November 11, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Suicidal ideation in persons with neurological conditions: prevalence, associations and validation of the PHQ-9 for suicidal ideation - Altura KC, Patten SB, Fiest KM, Atta C, Bulloch AG, Jett é N.
OBJECTIVES: Our primary aim was to validate the Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ)-9 as a screening tool for suicidal ideation (SI). METHODS: Persons with epilepsy (n=188), migraine (n=208), multiple sclerosis (n=151), and stroke (n=122) completed ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Treatment of severe adult traumatic brain injury using bone marrow mononuclear cells - Cox CS, Hetz RA, Liao GP, Aertker BM, Ewing-Cobbs L, Juranek J, Savitz SI, Jackson ML, Romanowska-Pawliczek AM, Triolo F, Dash PK, Pedroza C, Lee DA, Worth L, Aisiku IP, Choi HA, Holcomb JB, Kitagawa RS.
BACKGROUND: Numerous pre-clinical studies using bone marrow derived cells for the treatment of traumatic brain injury and stroke have demonstrated efficacy in terms of blood-brain barrier preservation, neurogenesis, and other functional outcomes. Phase 1 c...
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Posttraumatic stress disorder : trigger and consequence of vascular diseases - Sch öner J, Kronenberg G, Heinz A, Endres M, Gertz K.
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) was previously thought to be a  psychological reaction precipitated by exposure to war, sexual and physical violence; however, PTSD is also prevalent after life-threatening medical events, such as stroke and myocardial ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news