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Pulsed Ultrasound May Be Effective for the Treatment of Rib Fractures

Pulsed Ultrasound May Be Effective for the Treatment of Rib Fractures

Pulsed ultrasound treatment may represent an effective option for the treatment of stable rib fractures.

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

Anti-Inflammatory Diets May Lower Risk of Fracture

An anti-inflammatory diet may protect women against bone density loss and decrease the risk of hip fracture.

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild TBI Identified

Biomarkers of Neuronal Damage in Repetitive Mild TBI Identified

Elevated levels of neurofilament light proteins and decreased amyloid β in the CSF may represent markers of CNS injury among patients with postconcussive syndrome.

Acupuncture for Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Headache and Pain

Acupuncture for Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Headache and Pain

Acupuncture is more effective than standard care in relieving TBI-associated headaches and pain.

Sleep Problems Persist After Traumatic Brain Injury

Sleep Problems Persist After Traumatic Brain Injury

Many patients significantly underestimated their daytime sleepiness and sleep need.

Military Vets With Blast-Related Concussions May Have Hormonal Changes

Military Vets With Blast-Related Concussions May Have Hormonal Changes

Chronic hypopituitarism was noted in 44% of US veterans with mild traumatic brain injury.

Does Ultrasonic Surgery Reduce Pain, Swelling After Chin Surgery?

Does Ultrasonic Surgery Reduce Pain, Swelling After Chin Surgery?

Compared to traditional surgical drills, piezosurgery devices reduce trauma, pain, and swelling in patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), according to new research.

Earlier Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injuries May Lead to Better Outcomes

Earlier Rehabilitation Following Spinal Cord Injuries May Lead to Better Outcomes

Rehabilitation following traumatic spinal cord injuries may lead to better outcomes, according to new research.

New Ways to Prevent, Detect Head Trauma in Football Players

New Ways to Prevent, Detect Head Trauma in Football Players

Several studies suggest athletes undergo head trauma through the course of a season.

Increase in CT Scans for Minor Trauma Cases in California

Increase in CT Scans for Minor Trauma Cases in California

Researchers urge caution in weighing risks and benefits.

Do Trauma Teams Underestimate Compassion Fatigue?

Do Trauma Teams Underestimate Compassion Fatigue?

Acknowledging it is a key to coping, researchers say.

PTSD Resources for Non-Vets Need Improvement

PTSD Resources for Non-Vets Need Improvement

Research and resources geared toward non-veterans is not sufficient enough to help them.

Thanksgiving Meal Prep: 10 Ways Patients Can Avoid Burns

Thanksgiving Meal Prep: 10 Ways Patients Can Avoid Burns

More than 4000 fires occur every year on Thanksgiving Day, double the average amount of cooking fires. Protect yourself with these 10 tips.

Neck Collar Could Help Prevent Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Neck Collar Could Help Prevent Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

The device helps prevent brain "sloshing" which may contribute to concussion.

'Minor' Traumatic Brain Injuries are Anything but Minor

'Minor' Traumatic Brain Injuries are Anything but Minor

Evaluating for concussions, other sports-related injuries is imperative as student athletes head back to school and on to the playing field.

Enhanced Military Blood Transfusion Protocols Have Potential to Improve Civilian Care

Enhanced Military Blood Transfusion Protocols Have Potential to Improve Civilian Care

Protocols allowing for efficient delivery of red blood cells and fresh frozen plasma in combat may increase survival.

Two Decision Instruments ID Major Injuries in Blunt Trauma

Two Decision Instruments ID Major Injuries in Blunt Trauma

Decision instruments have high sensitivity for identifying clinically significant thoracic injuries.

Does Hypothermia Improve Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury?

Does Hypothermia Improve Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury?

The therapy doesn't improve outcomes any more than standard care alone.

CDC: Injuries Cost $671 Billion in 2013

CDC: Injuries Cost $671 Billion in 2013

Accidents and violence the driving forces, CDC officials report.

Young Children at Risk of Head Injuries From Falling Televisions, Furniture

Young Children at Risk of Head Injuries From Falling Televisions, Furniture

Three-fourths of injuries occurred when children weren't closely supervised, study finds.

Study: People With PTSD Show Alterations In Brain Topological Architecture

Study: People With PTSD Show Alterations In Brain Topological Architecture

Those with PTSD showed decreased path length and increased clustering coefficient, global efficiency, and local efficiency.

Study: Traumatic Brain Injury Linked To ADHD Diagnosis In Adults

Study: Traumatic Brain Injury Linked To ADHD Diagnosis In Adults

TBI may cause neuro-psychological changes resulting in an ADHD diagnosis.

Video: Color-Changing Material May Help Detect Traumatic Brain Injury

Video: Color-Changing Material May Help Detect Traumatic Brain Injury

The polymer-based material changes color based on the force of impact.

Case Report Describes Benefit Of Ketamine In Child With PTSD

Case Report Describes Benefit Of Ketamine In Child With PTSD

7-year-old demonstrated sustained remission from symptoms of aggression, emotional dysregulation.

Can Prediction Tools Help Identify Abusive Head Trauma?

Can Prediction Tools Help Identify Abusive Head Trauma?

The tool predicted the likelihood of AHT based on six identifying factors.

Can Veterans With PTSD Symptoms Benefit From Mindfulness Therapy?

Can Veterans With PTSD Symptoms Benefit From Mindfulness Therapy?

Learning to accept disturbing memories, thoughts, and feelings can reduce symptoms.

Is Early Surgery Tied To Increased Mortality In Polytraumatized Patients?

Is Early Surgery Tied To Increased Mortality In Polytraumatized Patients?

High mortality rates in patients with concomitant severe thoracic trauma and low initial Hb.

PTSD Symptoms Persist For Thousands Of Vietnam Vets

PTSD Symptoms Persist For Thousands Of Vietnam Vets

It's never too late to seek help, experts say

Could Health Care Providers Be Missing Signs Of Child Abuse?

Could Health Care Providers Be Missing Signs Of Child Abuse?

Some hospitals screen every infant with a femur fracture; others screen none.