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Posts Tagged ‘child TBI’

By On April 9th, 2013

Identifying TBI In Young Children

For parents, the recent heightened attention on concussions are a little bit more scary than the average person. Most non-athletes assume they can prevent head injuries, except in cases where you can’t control it like a car crash. Parents on the other hand, worry about protecting the minds of their children who are at a…

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By On March 26th, 2013

Anxious Parents May Cause Doctors To Order Unneeded Scans

It is important to be concerned about your child’s health, and to take possible concussions seriously, but it appears sometimes being anxious about your child’s well being can cause doctors to order unneeded scans and testing that waste money and other limited resources, as well as possibly exposing children to unnecessary radiation. Researchers from Japan…

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By On March 26th, 2013

Concussions May Cause Emotional Problems In Children

The long-term link between repeated brain injuries and anxiety, depression, and behavioral problems is well established, but it appears children with sports-related concussions don’t have to grow up to deal with these types of issues in the months after their injury. The study was lead by Ivet Hartonian, MD, from UCLA, who presented it at…

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