Functional Time Limit and Onset of Symptoms in Infant Abusive Head Trauma

Chelsy Foulk, SN Infant abusive head trauma is a distressing and heartbreaking topic. Nevertheless, it is an important one to know more about so that medical professionals can respond to, and aid in the best and most educated way possible at this extremely tender stage of life. When infant abusive …

Mental Health Treatment Post-TBI in Pediatrics and Minorities

Janelle Forsgren, SN Mental health problems associated with head injury is a hot topic today. TBI can damage parts of the brain that affect mood, sensory processing, memory, and emotion. A recent research article showed that mental health treatment increased post-TBI among pediatric patients, but most of the post-TBI mental …

Potential Nerve Growth Factor for Improving Cerebral Function After TBI

Janelle Forsgren, SN Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) has been used experimentally to protect and possibly restore damaged brain cells due to traumatic brain injury (TBI). Doublecortin (DCX) is a marker produced when new neurons move to injured areas of the brain. Past studies have shown intraventricular NGF to be somewhat …