The CDC released its Report to Congress on The Management of TBI in Children. This report details the impact a TBI can have on children and their families.
“The test works by measuring the levels of proteins, known as UCH-L1, and GFAP, that are released from the brain into blood and measured within 12 hours of the head injury. Levels of these blood proteins can help predict which patients may have intracranial lesions visible by CT scan, and which won’t.”
Concussion experts from around the world have published guidelines on identifying and managing concussion based on the most up-to-date research
Watch a brief animated video to learn more about brain injury
CDC’s Injury Center has developed a mobile game app on concussion safety for children aged 6 to 8. Through a futuristic world of galactic racing adventures, children can learn the benefits of playing it safe and smart!
In collaboration with multiple concussion experts in our state, an online tool for providers has been developed that demonstrates best practices in concussion management.
BIAC CEO, Gavin Attwood comments on the recent upgrade of high school football helmets across the state.
According to a study released on January 6th by the American Academy of Pediatrics, increased cognitive activity is associated with longer recovery from concussion.
Bryan Toporek offers a glimpse into the evolving world of youth-sports concussions. This e-book contains some of the most relevant research for student-athletes, along with information about how youth-sports organizations have begun to adopt concussion policies accordingly.