Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: 1990-Present

  • Persistent-Post-Concussion-Syndrome

    David Bradbury-SquiresNewfoundland and Labrador, Canada Introduction  Concussions are complex, pathophysiological brain injuries that are induced by biomechanical forces1. Concussions affect a substantial portion of the population, as approximately 1.8 – 3.6 million concussions are diagnosed annually in the U.S.A. alone. This appears to be a conservative estimate as many concussions appear to be underreported and/or…