brain injury

According to a UW Medicine neurosurgeon, the severity of a brain injury often doesn’t match what’s visible on the outside of someone’s head.
February 10, 2022

Head injuries are the focus of many conversations this week, with Bob Saget’s family announcing the cause of the late actor and comedian’s death as

August 16, 2019

Study published in JAMA finds measuring carbon dioxide lines through the artery more effective than noninvasive method.

May 14, 2019

UW Medicine was instrumental to legislation that sparked nationwide change toward care and protection of young athletes.

June 27, 2018

Even those born without signs of Zika infection need long-term monitoring, they warn.

April 20, 2018

Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests. 

picture of boys warming up for football practice
September 8, 2017

A study of more than 400 pediatric sports-concussion cases indicates that, in most cases, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) did not help in the evaluation of persistent symptoms.

In the wake of former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck's announcement that he will donate his brain to science after his death, UW Medicine neuropathologist Dirk Keene discusses chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the condition linked to brai

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