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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

From returning war veterans to professional athletes or even a patient with what seems like a simple bump on the head, traumatic brain injury is often misunderstood.  On Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. CT, Michael Link, M.D., and Allen Brown, M.D., will give us the definition of traumatic brain injury, explain how the injuries are [...]

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Recovery After Brain Injury: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-8-2014 From returning war veterans to professional athletes or even a patient with what seems like a simple bump on the head, traumatic brain injury is often misunderstood.  On Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. CT, Michael Link, M.D., and Allen Brown, M.D., [...]

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Mayo Clinic and Collaborators to Study Use of Electronic Media to Improve Care of Traumatic Brain Injury

ROCHESTER, Minn. — For people who are hospitalized for traumatic brain injury, recovery may involve physical and cognitive problems that linger for years. The road back to health can be even more arduous for those who live in remote rural areas and don't have access to brain rehabilitation specialists. Mayo [...]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries are Likely More Common Than Previously Thought

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Though researchers are becoming increasingly aware of the long-term effects of head injury, few studies have looked at the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in all age groups, including males and females, taking into account both mild and serious events. In a recent study published in [...]

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Traumatic Brain Injury Explained

Dr. William Freeman, the Neurologic Critical Care Director at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, explains traumatic brain injury.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion

On Saturday March 31st our guest was Dr. Allen Brown discussing Traumatic Brain Injury.  TBI results when the brain collides with the inside of the skull due to concussion.  We discussed how to tell when a bump to the head is a serious injury. Medical Edge Weekend 3-31-12

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Making the Game Safer With Proper Fitting Helmets (pkg)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports up to 170,000 young athletes go to the emergency department every year for possible traumatic brain injuries that include concussion. Many of those concussions happen on football fields. So, Mayo Clinic experts are teaming up with high school coaches to help make [...]

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Electronic Media Helping Brain Injury Patients

The road back to health for people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) is tough and can be even more difficult for those living in remote rural areas. So, Mayo Clinic and collaborators including the Departments of Health in Minnesota and Iowa, Regional Health in South Dakota, and Sanford Health in North Dakota, will be studying and [...]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries Could Be More Common Than Previously Thought

The incidence of traumatic brain injury is likely greater than has been estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), according to researchers at Mayo Clinic who used a newly refined system for classifying injuries.  Click here to view the news release. Soundbites and broll of study author, [...]

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