Tag: head trauma

1. In this retrospective study of post-mortem tissue from former American football players, pathological markers of neurodegeneration were frequent in both mild and severe chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) cases but not in those without symptomatic CTE. 2. Increased distributions and quantities of neuropathological markers were associated with increasing CTE severity...
1. Approximately 10% of children ages ≤14 years seen in an emergency department (ED) from 2001 to 2013 for playground-related injuries were diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). 2. From 2005 to 2013, there was a statistically significant increase in TBI-related ED visits among children under 14 years old. Study...
1. A previously derived clinical prediction tool for cases of head trauma in children under 3 years of age was found to have a sensitivity of 72.3%, specificity of 85.7%, positive predictive value (PPV) or 71.2%, and negative predictive value (NPV) of 86.3%. Study Rundown: Abusive trauma is often considered as...