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FDA Approval of New Concussion Testing Devices

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016 in Medical Field: Trauma/Emergency, Medical Field: Urgent Care, Medical Research, Specialty Primary Care.

According to the CDC, traumatic brain injuries account for more than 2 million emergency room visits annually in the U.S.  The majority of these injuries are considered non-life threatening, including concussions; although awareness regarding the possibility of complications resulting from a concussion has risen in recent years. Studies have determined that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Read more…

When Physicians Suffer From PTSD

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 in Medical Field: Trauma/Emergency.

Every human being is programmed to instantly react to terrifying or dangerous situations. Our bodies automatically respond to either protect or defend ourselves – blood pressure rises, adrenalin surges. Commonly known as “Fight-or-Flight”, this is a natural response to fear. Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome is a condition in which this normal reaction has been damaged or Read more…