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Mild traumatic brain injury screening, diagnosis, and treatment.
- Kathryn Marshall, Sherray L Holland, K. Meyer, Elisabeth Moy Martin, M. Wilmore, J. Grimes
- Military medicine
- 1 August 2012
The majority of combat-related traumatic brain injury (TBI) within the U.S. Armed Forces is mild TBI (mTBI). This article focuses specifically on the screening, diagnosis, and treatment aspects of… Expand
Understanding paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after traumatic brain injury
- K. Meyer
- Surgical neurology international
- 13 November 2014
Background: Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity (PSH) is a condition occurring in a small percentage of patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). It is characterized by a constellation of… Expand
A Brief Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Within the Department of Defense
The current conflicts in the Middle East have yielded increasing awareness of the acute and chronic effect of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The increasing… Expand
Combat-related traumatic brain injury and its implications to military healthcare.
- K. Meyer, D. Marion, Helen Coronel, M. Jaffee
- The Psychiatric clinics of North America
- 1 December 2010
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a known injury in today's combat arena. Improved screening and surveillance methods have diagnosed TBI with increasing frequency. Current treatment plans are based… Expand
Acute clinical care and care coordination for traumatic brain injury within Department of Defense.
- M. Jaffee, Kathy Helmick, Philip D Girard, K. Meyer, Kathy Dinegar, K. George
- Journal of rehabilitation research and…
The nature of current combat situations that U.S. military forces encounter and the use of unconventional weaponry have dramatically increased service personnel's risks of sustaining a traumatic… Expand
Successful Incorporation of the Severe Head Injury Guidelines into a Phased‐Outcome Clinical Pathway
- L. Mcilvoy, D. Spain, G. Raque, T. Vitaz, P. Boaz, K. Meyer
- The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of…
- 1 April 2001
&NA; Clinical pathways have been proven to be valu able tools in improving outcomes in patients with neuro logical diagnoses. However, their use with trauma populations has been limited. The… Expand
Severe and penetrating traumatic brain injury in the context of war.
- K. Meyer, Kathy Helmick, Selina Doncevic, Rachel Park
- Journal of trauma nursing : the official journal…
- 1 October 2008
Our data suggests that traumatic brain injury (TBI) may account for up to one third of battle-related injuries in today's war. Although the majority of these injuries are classified as mild in… Expand
Routine TBI screening following combat deployments.
A precise estimate of the rates of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in returning combat troops is difficult to establish given the challenges of screening large numbers of military personnel returning… Expand
Continuous infusion of low-dose unfractionated heparin after aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: a preliminary study of cognitive outcomes.
OBJECTIVECognitive dysfunction occurs in up to 70% of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) survivors. Low-dose intravenous heparin (LDIVH) infusion using the Maryland protocol was recently shown… Expand