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Technology to Test for Concussions Still Lacking

Michael McCrea, PhD, professor of neurosurgery and neurology and director of brain injury research, was involved in an assessment of commercially available computerized neurocognitive tests to evaluate concussion. He and fellow researchers concluded that a single test is generally not sufficient to evaluate traumatic brain injury, and further assessment is recommended for people with suspected concussion.

http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/12/27/technology-to-test-for-concussions-still-lacking/63788.html

Psych Central, December 27, 2013


 

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MCW In the News

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules in Favor of MCW in Whistleblower Case

July 29 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in favor of MCW in a case that affirmed lower court rulings that Wisconsin’s whistleblower law only protects people who actually receive a salary from the institution they file a complaint against. WPR

MCW and CHW on the front lines of concussion research

July 29 - A story on WUWM-FM explores the increase in concussion in children nationwide, and prevention, treatment and research around youth concussion. Kevin Walter, MD, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine program at Children’s Hospital, was interviewed for the story. WUWM-FM

Dr. Pintar Discusses Research on Angled Front/Side Impact Crashes

July 29 - In an ABC-TV/Channel 12 report, Frank Pintar, PhD discusses research in MCW’s Vehicle Crashworthiness Lab at the Zablocki VA Medical Center on angled front/side impact crashes. The report notes that MCW research has contributed to the development of side, curtain, and knee airbags in automobiles. Dr. David Milia discusses the types of injuries created by angled crashes that are treated at the Children’s and Froedtert Trauma Centers. WISN

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