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Debunking Ten Myths of (TBI) “Recovery”? by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Apr 2012 8:51pm The 10 myths of Head-Injury DEBUNKING TEN MYTHS OF “RECOVERY” ~from CH2 “The Nature of Head Injury” by Thomas Kay, Ph.D. and Muriel Lezak, Ph.D., the book is entitled “Traumatic Brain Injury and Vocational Rehabilitation”, Published by The Research and Training Center, University of Wisconsin-Stout. Myth #1: The Concept of “Reco ... Read on »
From time to time I receive emai... by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 7:12pm From time to time I receive emails from people who have relatives or other loved ones that suffer from a neurological or psychiatric condition. I respond to these the best that I can. Today, I'd like to share with you one such response. This is why neuroscience is important; it opens up a better understanding of diseases and treatments. Is y ... Read on »
It’s all in the news these days.... by Thomas Z. Ramsøy Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 13 Sep 2008 2:44pm It’s all in the news these days. A man who has been in a coma (or is it “coma-like”, “almost coma” or what?) since a car accident in 1984 has now regained consciousness, and cognitive abilibties such as his speech. It’s already been written so much about this topic, but little is actually addressing the science. Often, the sensationalism is ... Read on »
The difference between concussion and mild traumatic brain injury by Broken Brilliant Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 12:00am 1 Comment I’ve been reading up on University at Buffalo’s work with concussion rehabilitation, using regulated exercise to deal with post-concussive syndrome (or post-concussion syndrome). I have to say, it’s probably the most exciting news I’ve come across in a while. With all the talk about the NFL’s new post-concussion guidelines (which may ... Read on »
Post-Turkey Coma Fat Blaster Workout!! by TrainerKim Posted Sun 25 Nov 2012 10:09pm I had a great Thanksgiving! It was full of 2 buck Chuck, mashed sweet potatoes, laughter and good conversation. I thoroughly enjoyed the laid back attitude of this year and the chance to re-unite with my Dad and his wife, Brenda, after 3 years. What a great chance to give thanks for mended relationships!! Here’s a little snippet from ou ... Read on »
Post-Lunch Coma by RoastedRootsandPumpkinSpice Posted Tue 26 Oct 2010 11:21am I was not able to fall asleep after my crack-of-dawn post.  I guess almond milk didn’t work for me. After tossing and turning for a while, I decided to just get up around 6AM, drink a giant mug of coffee, and fit in an hour of yoga.  Might as well do something productive if I’m not going to sleep, right? Extra time in the morning also ... Read on »
Post-holiday food coma by theresac Posted Mon 03 Jan 2011 8:00am Christmas and New Year’s were all about great food and good company. On Christmas Day, Bertrand’s family hosted a very un-Beninese potluck. Every family brought a dish, and we all chowed down on delicious traditional food. I made a salad. Our post-Christmas brunch was delicious, although I didn’t cook everything I’d ... Read on »
Still Savoring the Post-Thanksgiving Food Coma by Blonde Ponytail Posted Wed 30 Nov 2011 9:00am So many good eats during the holidays!  I'm thankful that training for the Rock-N-Roll Las Vegas half marathon this Sunday, December 4th has kept me in line. Last "long run" 8 miles 1:04:30 When we arrived in central Washington for Thanksgiving, I got a surprise form Coach's nieces and nephews to celebrate my b'day ! ... Read on »
Who am I? (not a post about amnesia) by Colorhungry Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 01 Oct 2009 12:00am by annenglish Warning:  This will be a long entry, but will provide you with some background on who the heck I am and what the heck is my point. I commented on Mara’s blog, when she posted about making her grandmother’s special tuna recipe. I had also just read Eating Bender ... Read on »
hypoxic-ischemic coma prognosis by Emily Medical Student Posted Tue 14 Oct 2008 5:00am When you are on you're on your neurology clerkship (or ICU rotations) you will undoubtedly encounter many patients in post-stroke comas. A good physical/neuro exam can help a lot with ultimate prognosis. After 7 days prognosis is almost always apparent. Here is a validated method based on Based on Levy et al JAMA 1985, 253 GOOD = mod disabi ... Read on »