This MRFF research grant seeks to improve personalised management of child concussion and further symptoms.
Does Australia have a concussion ‘epidemic’?
Concussion is a clinical diagnosis with variable presentations. To further understand this condition, improve diagnosis and management and establish its cost to society, long-term nationwide data collection is required, allowing...
Towards the Development of an Integrative, Evidence-Based Suite of Indicators for the Prediction of Outcome Following Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Results from a Pilot Study
Persisting post-concussion symptoms (PPCS) is a complex, multifaceted condition in which individuals continue to experience the symptoms of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI; concussion) beyond the timeframe that it typically...
What factors must be considered in ‘return to school’ following concussion and what strategies or accommodations should be followed? A systematic review
To evaluate the evidence regarding (1) factors affecting return to school (RTS) and (2) strategies/accommodations for RTS following a sport-related concussion (SRC) in children and adolescents.
The Neuropsychology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Looking Back, Peering Ahead
The past 50 years have been a period of exciting progress in neuropsychological research on traumatic brain injury (TBI). Neuropsychologists and neuropsychological testing have played a critical role in these...
Repeated mild traumatic brain injury: Potential mechanisms of damage
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) represents a significant public healthcare concern, accounting for the majority of all head injuries. While symptoms are generally transient, some patients go on to experience...
Pediatric Concussion Management in the Emergency Department: A National Survey of Parents (2017)
Many parents who bring children to the ED following a possible concussion are likely to expect comprehensive and definitive care, including imaging, a definitive diagnosis, a timeline for return to...
Concussive head injury in children and adolescents
Awareness of concussive head injury continues to grow, aided by greater understanding of the neurobiological underpinnings of concussions and its short-term and long-term consequences. Younger players who are in the...
Diagnosis and management of paediatric concussion
Heightened recognition of concussions and concerns about their sequelae in children has become an increasing community and public health concern.
Connectivity Consumer Advisory Group
If you are passionate about improving outcomes of traumatic brain injury, following a concussion, and shaping the future direction of this field, we want to hear from you.
If you have lived experience of traumatic brain injury including concussion or care for someone who has, we are searching for 8 people to join a Consumer Advisory Group. Your contribution will help clinicians, researchers and the community gain a deeper understanding of TBI. Your time and effort will help make a lasting impact on all those affected by traumatic brain injury.Want to know more?
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