In celebration of Neuroscience Nurses Week, we talked to Cindy Sullivan, a Nurse Practitioner in the Department of Neurosurgery at Barrow Neurological Institute (Phoenix, AZ, USA) and President of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.
In celebration of International Nurses Day we talked to Anne Preece, a Head Injury Advanced Nurse Practitioner from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Birmingham, UK), about her experiences as a neuroscience nurse and how she juggles work and life in such a demanding role.
Athletes with medical complaints with no discernible cause, especially psychosomatic symptoms, may take longer to recovery from concussion events.
Advanced transcranial Doppler ultrasound may provide an opportunity for accurate and fast diagnosis of concussion.
A study of retired NFL players has revealed significantly higher rates of traumatic brain injury in comparison to the general population.
A collaboration of experts has carried out preliminary work into the development of a blood test for detecting Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the living.
The waste product of glucose metabolism, lactate, may be associated with neuron protection following brain trauma.
Neurology Central talks to Ramesh Raghupathi (Drexel University; PA, USA) about his work in traumatic brain injury (TBI), investigating cell death and plasticity in a range of animal models of TBI.