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Hey, wait – maybe PCS isn’t a *real* problem?

Just kidding — that’s my attempt at being facetious and draw attention to some of the absolute absurdity that the DSM-IV once again brings our way. I’ve heard people talk about how DSM diagnostics are decided — apparently there’s a … Continue reading

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Hey, wait – maybe TBI isn’t a *real* problem?

D’oh – sorry – I meant to say “PCS” not “TBI” — I’ve posted this under the proper title. Hey, wait – maybe PCS isn’t a *real* problem? Click here to go there now >>

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PCS vs. PCD

I came across something interesting the other day when I was looking at the PDF Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) and Persistent Symptoms from the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, namely, the difference between Post-Concussion Syndrome and Post-Concussive Disorder. Apparently, … Continue reading

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The emphasis is on persistent symptoms

It’s been a quiet week, blog-wise. It’s been a very busy week, work-wise. I am glad of that, because it indicates that I am quite functional, which a good place to be at. I haven’t had much time for anything … Continue reading

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mTBI Guidelines and Persistent Symptoms – the scope of the work

I’m back to reading the PDF Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) and Persistent Symptoms from the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, and I’m taking my time, because I want to really understand what they’re saying. What’s jumped out at me … Continue reading

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Perfect for Brain Injury Awareness Month

I just started reading the PDF from the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation about Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Persistent Symptoms. And I’m off to a great start. These are “guidelines that can be used by healthcare professionals to implement … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) and Persistent Symptoms

The Concussion Blog post Now This is a Possible Game Changer has just posted some pretty great news about recognizing and responding to TBI/concussion. The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation has produced “comprehensive, evidence-based, set of recommendations that broach all four parts of … Continue reading

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Back to the action

I’m off to a good start, today. I woke up early and tried to get back to sleep, then realized after a while that I was pretty much *up* so it would make more sense for me to just get … Continue reading

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