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Clinical Updates in Brain Injury Science Today (or CUBIST), a product of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, is a podcast for health care providers. We tackle the controversial and breaking research that will help you feel connected to the latest information on traumatic brain injury. CUBIST is hosted by Inbal Eshel and produced and edited by Deborah Bailin.

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For more information on TBI, including provider tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.

The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

Clinical Updates in Brain Injury Science Today DVBIC

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Clinical Updates in Brain Injury Science Today (or CUBIST), a product of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, is a podcast for health care providers. We tackle the controversial and breaking research that will help you feel connected to the latest information on traumatic brain injury. CUBIST is hosted by Inbal Eshel and produced and edited by Deborah Bailin.

Subscribe through iTunes, Stitcher or wherever you listen to podcasts.

For more information on TBI, including provider tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.

The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    TBI, Athletic Trainers, and Girls’ High School Soccer and Basketball

    TBI, Athletic Trainers, and Girls’ High School Soccer and Basketball

    Betsy Myhre, a nurse practitioner in the Clinical Practice and Clinical Recommendations group at the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, and Don Marion, a neurosurgeon and senior clinical consultant at DVBIC, discuss the role of athletic trainers in identifying high school athletes with concussions and reducing overall and recurrent injury rates.

    Pierpoint, L.A., LaBella, C.R., Collins. C.L., Fields, S.K., & Comstock, D. (2018). Injuries in Girls’ Soccer and Basketball: A Comparison of High Schools with and without Athletic Trainers. Epidemiology, 5:29. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40621-018-0159-6

    CUBIST is a podcast for health care providers produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. We discuss the latest research on traumatic brain injury relevant to patient care. For more about TBI, including clinical tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil.

    The views, opinions and findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy, or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    All music in this podcast was used according to Creative Commons licensing. Our theme song is "Dog Wind" by Skill_Borrower, and our credit music is "Esaelp Em Xim" by Pitx, both from CCmixter.org.

    • 10 min
    Football Helmet Safety Ratings and Risk of Concussion

    Football Helmet Safety Ratings and Risk of Concussion

    Betsy Myhre and Don Marion discuss football helmet safety.

    Colello, R.J., Colello, I.A., Abdelhameid, D., Cresswell, K.G., Merchant, R., & Beckett, E. (2018). Making Football Safer: Assessing the Current National Football League Policy on the Type of Helmets Allowed on the Playing Field. Journal of Neurotrauma, 1;35(11), 1213-1223. DOI: 10.1089/neu.2017.5446

    CUBIST is a podcast for health care providers produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. We discuss the latest research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) most relevant to patient care. For more about TBI, including clinical tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil.

    The views, opinions and findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    All music in this podcast was used according to Creative Commons licensing. Our theme song is "Dog Wind" by Skill_Borrower, and our credit music is "Esaelp Em Xim" by Pitx, both from CCmixter.org.

    • 11 min
    Assessing Concussion in High School Athletes

    Assessing Concussion in High School Athletes

    Dr. Don Marion and Dr. Anne Bunner discuss concussion assessment methods for high school athletes.

    Publication: Currie, D.W., Kraeutler, M.J., Schrock, J.B., McCarty, E.C., Comstock, R.D. (2017). Time Trends in Concussion Symptom Presentation and Assessment Methods in High School Athletes. American Journal of Sports Medicine, 45(14), 3368-3373. doi: 10.1177/0363546517725068

    PubMed link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28930492

    CUBIST is a podcast for health care providers produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. We discuss the latest research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) most relevant to patient care. For more about TBI, including clinical tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.

    The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    All music in this podcast was used according to Creative Commons licensing. Our theme song is "Dog Wind" by Skill_Borrower, and our credit music is "Esaelp Em Xim" by Pitx, both from CCmixter.org.

    • 9 min
    Effect of Memantine on Moderate TBI

    Effect of Memantine on Moderate TBI

    Dr. Don Marion and Dr. Anne Bunner discuss whether a drug known for treating Alzheimer’s, which may have some neuroprotective effects, could improve short-term neurological function in patients with moderate TBI.

    Publication: Mokhtari, M., Nayeb-Aghaei, H., Kouchek, M., Miri, M.M., Goharani, R., Amoozandeh, A., Akhavan Salamat, S., Sistanizad, M. (2017). Effect of Memantine on Serum Levels of Neuron-Specific Enolase and on the Glasgow Coma Scale in Patients With Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury. Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Epub ahead of print. doi: 10.1002/jcph.980

    PubMed link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28724200

    CUBIST is a podcast for health care providers produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. We discuss the latest research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) most relevant to patient care. For more about TBI, including clinical tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.

    The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    All music in this podcast was used according to Creative Commons licensing. Our theme song is "Dog Wind" by Skill_Borrower, and our credit music is "Esaelp Em Xim" by Pitx, both from CCmixter.org.

    • 6 min
    Sport-related Concussion and NCATs

    Sport-related Concussion and NCATs

    Dr. Don Marion and Dr. Anne Bunner discuss the use of neurocognitive assessment tests following sport-related concussions.

    Publication: Alsalaheen, B., Stockdale, K., Pechumer, D., Broglio, S.P., & Marchetti, G.F. (2017). A Comparative Meta-Analysis of the Effects of Concussion on a Computerized Neurocognitive Test and Self-Reported Symptoms. Journal of Athletic Training, 52(9): 834-846. https://doi.org/10.4085/1062-6050-52.7.05

    Journal link: http://natajournals.org/doi/full/10.4085/1062-6050-52.7.05

    CUBIST is a podcast for health care providers produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. We discuss the latest research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) most relevant to patient care. For more about TBI, including clinical tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.

    The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    All music in this podcast was used according to Creative Commons licensing. Our theme song is "Dog Wind" by Skill_Borrower, and our credit music is "Esaelp Em Xim" by Pitx, both from CCmixter.org.

    • 6 min
    Sport Concussion and Neuroimaging

    Sport Concussion and Neuroimaging

    Dr. Don Marion and Dr. Anne Bunner discuss neuroimaging evidence of altered brain structure and function in concussed athletes with longer recovery times.

    Publication discussed: Churchill, N.W., Hutchison, M.G., Richards, D., Leung, G., Graham, S.J., & Schweizer, T.A. (2017). Neuroimaging of sport concussion: persistent alterations in brain structure and function at medical clearance. Scientific Reports 7, article number 8297. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-07742-3

    Nature publications link: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-07742-3

    CUBIST is a podcast for health care providers produced by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. We discuss the latest research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) most relevant to patient care. For more about TBI, including clinical tools, go to dvbic.dcoe.mil or email us at info@dvbic.org.

    The views, opinions and/or findings contained in this podcast are those of the host and subject matter experts. They should not be construed as an official Department of Defense position, policy or decision unless so designated by other official documentation.

    All music in this podcast was used according to Creative Commons licensing. Our theme song is "Dog Wind" by Skill_Borrower, and our credit music is "Esaelp Em Xim" by Pitx, both from CCmixter.org.

    • 7 min

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Excellent resource for brain injury providers

A great way to get a quick update on recent clinically relevant brain injury research. A must for providers working in this field.