Tag Archive: traumatic brain injury

Mar 11 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Teen Crime, Tech Innovators, Tackling Concussions

Our news highlights from this week cover some provocative topics in pediatric research, from serious teen violence in Philadelphia neighborhoods to head trauma injuries in student athletes across the country. Read on for details about the latest research developments and projects at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Oct 06 2015

Focus on Vision and Balance Deficits Following Youth Concussion

Recognizing a concussion oftentimes is not crystal clear for clinicians. A young patient with a head injury may report experiencing common concussion symptoms, and yet results from a standard physical exam seem normal.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/focus-on-vision-and-balance-deficits-following-youth-concussion/

Jul 06 2015

Experts Target Mitochondrial Dysfunction After Pediatric TBI

The World Health Organization predicts pediatric traumatic brain injury (TBI) will become a major cause of death and disability of children within the next several years.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/experts-target-mitochondrial-dysfunction-after-pediatric-tbi/

Jun 17 2014

Concussion Prevention, Care Are Key Targets for Research

Few healthcare issues reach the presidential podium and ESPN headlines, but the topic of sports-related concussions in youth scored both, gaining momentum as a national priority.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/concussion-prevention-care-key-targets-research/

Nov 25 2013

CHOP Study Shows Severely Injured Children Need Continued Care After Rehabilitation

Most severely injured children experience improved cognitive function while they are in inpatient rehabilitation.

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