Psychology & Psychiatry

Few trauma patients assessed for effects of PTSD, acute stress

(HealthDay)—Few trauma patients are assessed for or educated about the potential effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or acute stress disorder (ASD), according to a study published in the September/October issue ...

Pediatrics

Researchers refine guidelines for pediatric brain injuries

When a child suffers a head trauma, medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain. Measuring and regulating the child's level of carbon dioxide is critical to ensuring the brain is ...

Surgery

Making a 'to do' list for trauma docs

In hospital trauma centers, where life-or-death decisions are made in seconds, fractions of a second it takes even the best doctors to remember "what's next?" could be pivotal. With the goal of saving time and lives, Drexel ...

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