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Shaken Brain is the resource patients and their families, friends, and caregivers need to understand how concussions and other traumatic brain injuries occur, what to expect from healthcare providers, and what the long-term consequences may be. Brain injuries are poorly understood by the general public and this can lead to difficult interactions. And sadness; the man who had “dreamed of finishing my career on my own terms” cannot even remember his moments of glory.

He explains how it works there, six years, then a clinical internship, then mandated paramilitary service—three years doctoring in a rural village in the mountains. It is a must-read for parents for one simple reason: as former President of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL, with a doctorate in special education and mental retardation, and as a woman and mother, Gay has a unique perspective on the concussion crisis in football. Still, a history of prior concussions does appear to correlate with the likelihood of the development of PCS. Patients with concerning signs or symptoms for more severe head injury may require continued hospital observation.

Prediction value of the Canadian CT head rule and the New Orleans criteria for positive head CT scan and acute neurosurgical procedures in minor head trauma: a multicenter external validation study. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. For Frankie, it’s the painful reality of living with someone with CTE and early onset dementia – you have to be the carer, the mediator when tempers fray, the sole head of the family and a support person when the sufferer turns to addiction as an outlet. This book is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4. While the pile of concussion books in my office continues to grow taller, seemingly with every passing day, one that will stay at the top of the very short pile of my favorites is Back in the Game: Why Concussion Doesn’t Have To End Your Athletic Career (Oxford University Press, New York 2016) by sports neurologist Jeffrey Kutcher, M.Such strategies include how to ask for professional and specialist medical help (and where to get it from), and also some simple self-management techniques.

Vaishnavi and Rao offer a clearly written primer for patients with traumatic brain injury and their caregivers. What Omalu discovered in Webster’s brain—proof that Iron Mike’s mental deterioration was no accident but a disease caused by blows to the head that could affect everyone playing the game—was the one truth the NFL wanted to ignore. No guidelines exist regarding the disqualification of a patient from athletic participation after a concussion. It takes a deeper look into the challenges that a person with a brain injury and their family might encounter as they work to recover after a brain injury. What transformed a talented young rugby player, beloved by the crowds, into a bewildered man in his thirties struggling with memory loss, mood swings and permanent brain damage?Kontos served as chair of the Sub-acute Subgroup on the NIH Sports Concussion Common Data Elements working group, attended the 2014 White House Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit, and codirected the 2015 Targeted Evaluation and Active Management Approach to Treating Concussion meeting in Pittsburgh.

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