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Mild traumatic brain injury screening, diagnosis, and treatment.
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 ofExpand
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Understanding paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity after traumatic brain injury
  • K. Meyer
  • Medicine
  • 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 ofExpand
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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 increasingExpand
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Combat-related traumatic brain injury and its implications to military healthcare.
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 basedExpand
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Acute clinical care and care coordination for traumatic brain injury within Department of Defense.
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 traumaticExpand
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Successful Incorporation of the Severe Head Injury Guidelines into a Phased‐Outcome Clinical Pathway
&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. TheExpand
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Severe and penetrating traumatic brain injury in the context of war.
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 inExpand
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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 returningExpand
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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 shownExpand
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