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  • Last Day To Register Before Late Fee!

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 31-May-2012

    TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO REGISTER BEFORE THE LATE FEE COMES INTO EFFECT. LATE FEE BEGINS ON JUNE 1st http://biacal.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.eventDetails&eventID=539
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  • Repetitive Concussion And Subconcussion Can Result In Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 31-May-2012

    Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a neurodegenerative disease that is most often associated with contact sports and military service. CTE is separate from the post-concussive symptoms that are common after a mild brain injury or concussion, as it typically does not present until several years after the injury. CTE is not the accumulation of symptoms from injury, but an accumulation of ...
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  • “Resting State” Impairments After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 31-May-2012

    Impairments from mild traumatic brain injury can be difficult to predict, assess, and even visualize using a traditional scan like CT or MRI. Past research has found that even functional MRI is not specifically informative for cognitive impairments related to mild traumatic brain injury. A recent study used functional MRI to calculate brain connectivity of people with a traumatic brain injury in a ...
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  • Congressional FY 2013 Budget Update

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 30-May-2012

    Last week, the U.S. Senate voted on five different versions of a FY 2013 federal budget without passing one of them, effectively ending the FY 2013 federal budget process for this year. The House budget resolution provides $3.5 trillion in budget authority in fiscal 2013 and calls for limiting discretionary appropriations to $1.028 trillion. The plan is $19 billion below the $1.047 trillion ...
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  • The Role Of Sports And Military-Related Brain Injury In The Role Of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Management

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 30-May-2012

    In the last four years, research into the complex effects of mild traumatic brain injury and concussion have skyrocketed, due in part to the increased awareness of sports concussion and military-related blast injury. As a result, recovery expectations, clinical management, and return to sport or combat guidelines are evolving rapidly. In a recent review of mild traumatic brain injury, researchers ...
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  • Patient Safety Measures For Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 21-May-2012

    People with a traumatic brain injury are especially vulnerable to patient safety errors during rehabilitation. These errors not only put patients at risk of adverse events, they can also limit rehabilitation efforts and increase the cost of care. A recent review of common patient safety errors in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation found that the following were key management risk factors: ...
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