“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
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Having health insurance is the new normal for most Coloradans. Colorado has managed to maintain its historic level of coverage despite political uncertainty and rising insurance premiums.
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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!
A new support group is starting for partners/spouses/caregivers of loved ones with brain injury.
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