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Full 'Cognitive Rest' a Key Factor in Recovering from Concussions
Full 'Cognitive Rest' a Key Factor in Recovering from Concussions

When a Nebraska high school student suffered a concussion playing football this fall, there was good news. His school had taken the latest concussion research seriously and had a plan in place for assessing his readiness to return to sports. Unfortunately, there was no plan ...

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Blog posts in October, 2013

  • Watchdog: Items Left in Patients' Bodies After Surgery Too Often

    Leaving foreign objects in the body after surgery is called a “never event” — a mistake so preventable that it should never happen if basic procedures ...

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  • Baby's Birth Injury Leads Mom to Push for Erb's Palsy Awareness

    Last year, an Oklahoma woman had no reason to wonder what a brachial plexus might be, let alone that injuring it might lead to a serious disability. ...

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  • Hospital Under Review: Missing Patient Found Dead After 17 Days

    Last week, an extremely disturbing story of hospital negligence was brought to light. A patient being treated for an infection at San Francisco ...

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  • What Are Some Top Types of Hospital Negligence to Watch Out For?

    A health writer for Yahoo recently put together a list of the top 8 mistakes hospitals commonly make in treating patients. The list ranged from ...

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  • Study: Hospital-Based Delirium May Cause Long-Term Cognitive Harm

    A study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that some 40 percent of people who experience delirium in hospital intensive-care ...

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