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Social Worker Intervention Can Help Mild TBI Patients Recover

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Traumatic brain injuries affect more than 2 millions people in the United States, but a frightening number of the patients do not receive appropriate psychological and social follow-up which is essential for full recovery. But, a  recent study from a University of Washington researcher may hold the answer. Megan Moore, from the university’s School of […]

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Cooling The Brain Post Injury Helps Prevent Seizures In Animal Study

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Seizures following a brain injury is one of the largest concerns in the immediate aftermath of a traumatic brain injury. Now, results from an animal study conducted by the University of Washington, with assistance from the University of Minnesota, and Washington University in St. Louis, has shown that mild cooling of the brain after a […]

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Standard Treatment For TBI Is No Better Than Clinical Monitoring

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The standard treatment for traumatic brain injury has just been drastically devalued by a group of researchers at the University of Washington and their collegues at six hospitals in Bolivia and Ecuador. According to Medical Xpress, the researchers discovered that intracranial pressure monitoring, the standard method used to treat severe TBI, was no more effective […]

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