Navigation Links
Consensus on TBI and PTSD will accelerate future research and improve patient care
Date:11/11/2010

ond, PhD, Ramona Hicks, PhD, Theresa Gleason, PhD, A. Cate Miller, PhD, Nicholas Szuflita, BA, Jean Orman, ScD, Karen Schwab, PhD

The use of different measures to assess similar study variables and/or assess outcomes limits important advances in psychological health (PH) and TBI research. Without a set of common data elements (CDE) comparison of findings across studies is challenging. The federal agencies involved in PH and TBI research, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, and Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, therefore cosponsored a scientific initiative to develop CDEs for PH and TBI research. Scientific experts were invited to participate in 1 of 8 working groups to develop recommendations for specific topic driven CDEs.


Position Statement: Definition of Traumatic Brain Injury
David K. Menon, MD, PhD, Karen Schwab, PhD, David W. Wright, MD, Andrew I. Maas, MD, PhD, on behalf of The Demographics and Clinical Assessment Working Group of the International and Interagency Initiative toward Common Data Elements for Research on Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health

A clear, concise definition of traumatic brain injury (TBI) is fundamental for reporting, comparison, and interpretation of studies on TBI. TBI is defined as an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by an external force. This article discusses new criteria for considering or establishing a diagnosis of TBI, with a particular focus on the problems of how a diagnosis of TBI can be made when patients present late after injury and how mild TBI may be differentiated from non-TBI causes with similar symptoms.


Common Data Elements for Traumatic Brain Injury: Recommendations from the Inter
'/>"/>

Contact: Nancy Burns
n.burns@elsevier.com
314-447-8013
Elsevier Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Researchers reach consensus on use of deep brain stimulation to treat Parkinsons
2. AAO-HNS releases consensus statement: diagnosis and management of nasal valve compromise
3. European patient survey add weight to expert call for greater clinical consensus on BTCP
4. Logica Partners With Consensus Point To Predict The Future Uses Prediction Market Technology To Provide Insight And Trends
5. Researchers aim for consensus on measuring the impact of visual impairment
6. IU study finds no consensus in definitions of had sex
7. Avoiding Dairy Due to Lactose Intolerance is Unnecessary in Most Cases and May Pose Diet and Health Risks, Concludes National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Panel
8. $4.37 million NCI grant accelerates recent laboratory finding in Ewings sarcoma
9. Stress accelerates breast cancer progression in mice
10. OHSU joins forces with UO, Harvard to accelerate Fanconi anemia research
11. TransforMED Launches New Service Offering to Accelerate Medical Home Adoption in Small Practices
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2015)... 29, 2015 What does community do? ... Foundation, community comes together to plant gardens, to teach ... and awareness of critical issues. Community invites everyone to ... beyond. , "What Community Does" was commissioned by The ... Colorado, and released during the foundation’s Annual Celebration in ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Washington, PA (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... ” quiz-based learning in 14 medical specialties, now offers ... includes a wide spectrum of rheumatology disorders ranging from ... Alfred Saint Jacques, editorial director of MDLinx, and Caroline ... excited about the impact it will have on the ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 John A. ... to Cincinnati , The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ... Gennaro as the new director of the Cincinnati VA ... care to more than 43,000 unique Veterans annually and ... over 2,000 staff, CVAMC is a two-division campus located ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... CO (PRWEB) May 29, 2015 ... new addiction, substance abuse, and co-occurring mental health ... and ribbon cutting for the general public on ... 2nd. , The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake ... intensive outpatient programming, utilizing traditional and evidence-based therapies, ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Dot Hill can mark one more item off her bucket list: ... retirement community is the oldest woman to have flown at ... great fun!”, she exclaimed. “I’ve always wanted to jump from ... thought this would be ok.” , “We put on nylon coveralls, ... described. “I don’t remember it being noisy, but the wind ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:What Community Does: A New Video from The Denver Foundation 2Health News:MDLinx Launches Smartest Rheumatologist 2Health News:VA Healthcare System of Ohio Network Announces New Medical Center Director 2Health News:Advanced Recovery Systems Announces the Opening of The Recovery Village at Palmer Lake 2Health News:Indoor Skydiving Brings Thrills to Seniors 2
... LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 5 Ventas, Inc. ... that the Executive,Compensation Committee of its Board ... to certain executive officers to encourage their,long-term ... granted to,Raymond J. Lewis, the Company,s Chief ...
... -- Apart from a more complicated medical case, ... time with their patients" Researchers at UC Davis ... that affect the length of a patients medical ... the doctors visit. , In a new ...
... gene involved in communication among brain cells has a direct ... study by scientists supported by the National Institute on Alcohol ... Health (NIH), and the U.S. Army. , Scientists do not ... effect on alcohol consumption, exists in humans. , Known ...
... Ltd., (Amex: CPD ) announced today that ... final approval for the Company,s,Abbreviated New Drug Application ... and 10 mg (Amlodipine)., Amlodipine is indicated ... of chronic stable angina, and for the treatment ...
... Software Healthcare, Inc.,announced today that more than 500 ... Management system during the 2007 fiscal year,with the ... EHR by,Sage Electronic Health Records system., "Electronic ... our,customer base as well as new customers. These ...
... with those already carrying the virus , WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5 ... virus that causes AIDS) choose to have unprotected sex only ... from six clinics in San Francisco, New York City, Los ... study included 27 men with acute HIV infection. This refers ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Ventas Grants Stock Awards to Promote Long-Term Retention and Reward Performance 2Health News:Ventas Grants Stock Awards to Promote Long-Term Retention and Reward Performance 3Health News:Ventas Grants Stock Awards to Promote Long-Term Retention and Reward Performance 4Health News:New UC Davis study finds physician style and HMO affiliation impact lengths of patient visit 2Health News:Scientists identify gene that influences alcohol consumption 2Health News:Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces FDA Approval to Market Generic Version of Norvasc(R) 2Health News:Sage Software Healthcare, Inc. Announces Intergy by Sage and Intergy EHR by Sage installations for 2007 2Health News:Newly HIV-Infected Gay Men Select Other Infected Partners 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... Pa. , May 29, 2015 ... focus of the Association for the Advancement of ... With support from AAWC,s corporate partners, ... Educational Portal on the AAWC website at ... a wound care pathway with links to various ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... HOUSTON , May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - ESSA ... financial results for the second quarter and three and six ... expressed in Canadian dollars and in accordance with International Financial ... ESSA recorded a net loss of $5.9 million ($0.35 ... 2015 (Q2-2015), compared to a net loss of $0.4 million ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... 28, 2015  Maetrics ( http://maetrics.com ), a leading ... wrapped up a successful conference, "The cost of non-compliance -- ... today in Zurich . ... its Switzerland -based team, experts provided ... Technology field to an exclusive local audience. The event ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Educates the Public 2Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Essa Pharma Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5Maetrics Hosts Innovative Medical Cluster Event in Switzerland 2
... Associates, of New Jersey awarded General Program Prize Paper at ... ... 18 Researchers at,Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMA) ... Reproductive Medicine (ASRM),for developing a novel technology making it possible ...
... Corporation,announced today that enrollment has completed in a ... to enhance memory. The,IMPACT ("Improvement in Memory with ... than five hundred adults aged 65+,seeking to improve ... Principal Investigators for the IMPACT trial are Elizabeth ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Researchers Develop New Procedure to Screen All 46 Human Chromosomes to Identify Abnormalities in Embryos 2Researchers Develop New Procedure to Screen All 46 Human Chromosomes to Identify Abnormalities in Embryos 3Study Demonstrates Mindful Approach to Aging 2Study Demonstrates Mindful Approach to Aging 3
The Onyx® 9500 worlds first self-contained digital fingertip pulse oximeter incorporates the electronics and the sensor into one unit....
The SportStat Pulse Oximeter shines red and infrared light through a finger and detects the fluctuating signals caused by blood flow. Pulse rate is determined from the signals received by a light det...
Ergonomically designed, the Invacare Printing Pulse Oximeter provides fast, reliable spot-check information and documentation of SpO2 and pulse rate. It is ideal for all patients from neonate to adul...
The FetalSAT™ System with DualSens Sensor displays continuous, real-time fetal pulse oximetry (FSpO2) and fetal pulse rate (FPR) values in one compact monitor....
Medicine Products: