New Recommendations Link Better Sleep to Improved Concussion Outcomes
Expert Panel Targets Sleep Disturbances in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
New recommendations for sleep-related treatments to improve the outcome of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) have been developed by a University of Maryland School of Medicine sleep specialist, along with experts from medicine, the military and private industry. “Clinical practice guidelines in mTBI of concussion are woefully lacking, despite spending tons of millions of dollars over the past decade,” says the group’s chair, Emerson M. Wickwire, PhD, an assistant professor of psychiatry and medicine. “We still are not very good at improving long-term outcomes and reducing the prevalence of patients who end up long-term effects of concussion.” To read more, click here.
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