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CONCUSSION, civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing is taken by force, while in concussion it is obtained by threatened violence. Hein. Lec. El, Sec. 1071

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Mild traumatic brain injury (concussion), posttraumatic stress disorder, and depression in US Soldiers involved in combat deployments: association with postdeployment symptoms.
Traumatic brain injury and delayed sequelae: A review--traumatic brain injury and mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) are precursors to later-onset brain disorders, including early-onset dementia.
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is the most common form of TBI accounting for 70%-90% of all cases (Cassidy et al.
In the study population of 305,885 men, 4,713 had sustained one mild traumatic brain injury before cognitive testing, 11,217 men sustained one mild traumatic brain injury and 795 men at least two mild traumatic brain injuries during the study.
Obtaining fair compensation for a client suffering from mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) is much more difficult than for one suffering from fractures or herniated discs, because these maladies can be objectively documented.
The prospective course of postconcussion syndrome: the role of mild traumatic brain injury.
2] = hyperbaric oxygen, mTBI = mild traumatic brain injury, NMOTC = Naval Medicine Operational Training Center, PPCS = persistent postconcussive syndrome, RPQ = Rivermead Post-Concussion Questionnaire, SD = standard deviation, SM = servicemember, SPEM = smooth pursuit eye movement, TBI = traumatic brain injury, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
Mild traumatic brain injury in children and adolescents; from basic science to clinical management.
Furthermore, symptoms of insufficient sleep independently predicted PTSD, depression, mild traumatic brain injury, panic syndrome, and suicide risk, they said.
The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations based on current evidence that will help registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, and institutions provide safe and effective care to injured patients with a mild traumatic brain injury across the continuum of care.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): A new study has shown that an ancient form of complementary medicine may be effective in helping to treat people with mild traumatic brain injury.
Mild traumatic brain injury occurring among soldiers deployed in Iraq is strongly associated with posttraumatic stress disorder and physical health problems 3-4 months after the soldiers return home, according to survey findings.