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Tramadol is one of many medicinal treatments for traumatic brain injury patients administered by emergency rooms everywhere. But are the negative effects of Tramadol more detrimental than the benefits? In a study conducted between 2011‐2012 served as preliminary evidence that tramadol may not be the best solution to pain relief in TBI patients. The review
At the Center for Neurological Studies we are dedicated to our veterans achieving a better quality of life. Over 400,000 of America’s veterans suffer from traumatic brain injury. Please donate and share this video with your friends! We NEED your help to dedicate more resources to veterans with brain injury. Oath to My Country Video:
Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the debilitating brain disease researchers now know is caused by repetitive brain traumas, has marched its way through the alphabet of contact sports. First was boxing and its generations of ‘punch-drunk’ former boxers. Football was next with the death of Pittsburgh Steelers’ center, Mike Webster from whose brain CTE was first
After meeting with over seven different neurologists, from New York to Detroit, Ms. Pat Jones finally met with Dr. Randall Benson. For the first time, she didn’t feel like a number, but felt that her voice was heard as Dr. Benson worked diligently to provide her with a proper diagnosis. Now, Pat feels she is finally on her healing journey.
Early nonischemic reduction in oxidative metabolism is regionally associated with chronic brain atrophy after TBI. Acute MRI showed a preponderance of hemorrhagic lesions with few irreversible ischemic lesions. Global and regional chronic brain atrophy occurred in all patients by 6 months, with the temporal and frontal loves exhibiting the most atrophy compared with the occipital
NFL settles brain injury lawsuit. “More than 4500 NFL football players and their families celebrate today as the National Football League consents to settle on a 765 million dollar lawsuit for withholding information about the negative effects of closed head injuries. The money won from the settlement will go to payment of medical bills for
CNS Director of Education Robyn Wheeler, LPN, CBIS, will be in attendance at the Arrowhead 5th Annual Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Conference scheduled for April in Washington, D.C. Professionals from around the globe are expected to attend and to showcase original research and analysis into TBI diagnosis. Wheeler will have on hand original research from CNS on
New Digital Marketing Manager, CFO CNS Announces Two New Appointments, Daniel Deutsch and Jeff Leighton. Leighton has been named Chief Financial Officer. Deutsch has been named the Center’s Digital Marketing Manager. Daniel is a recent graduate of Michigan State University where he earned his degree in Media and Information with a specialization in social media marketing. In