Pediatrics Information Center
No significant difference in mortality for those undergoing whole body CT vs selective CT approach
The Waiting Room
A traumatic brain injury can change physical, cognitive, and emotional functioning, which can include changes in the patient's sleeping patterns.
Developmental trauma disorder, not yet officially recognized, results from child maltreatment and has many neurobiologic consequences.
Mood Disorder Information Center
The number needed to treat was 5.9 for sertraline vs placebo to prevent depression after a traumatic brain injury.
Study results suggest that GCS may be less accurate in predicting the extent of injury in elderly adults.
Psoriasis Information Center
Psoriasis patients exposed to trauma have an increased risk for psoriatic arthritis.
After one year, the children as a whole showed improvements in hyperactivity, impulsivity, inattention, and social skills.
Accurate identification, assessment and evaluation of concussions will enable clinicians to determine when it is safe for young athletes to return to competition.
Patients with major trauma who were transported to level I or II trauma centers via helicopter had better odds of surviving compared with those transported by ground services.
A man with a history of chest pain, light-headedness, and diaphoresis noted a bruise that had appeared spontaneously on his chest.