Jessica Gill, a neuroscientist at the National Institute of Nursing Research in Bethesda, Maryland studied 600 athletes to find bio-markers in the blood for concussion. Their research discovered a blood protein from the brain called “TAU”, which correlated with recent concussion from trauma to the head and brain. This was reported in Science Magazine on January 6th, 2017.
Victims of even mild crash trauma from automobile, motorcycle, or bicycle accidents may have brain injury associated with concussion. In the future doctors may run a blood test to find elevated “TAU” to confirm a concussion. However for now, clinical evaluations and brain scans are the standard of care available from most medical facilities, which unfortunately can often miss the milder forms of concussion. These mild concussions are termed; MTBI (Mild Traumatic Brain Injury).
The attorneys at Crash-Law help provide assistance to crash victims from accidents obtain the latest medical evaluations and tests necessary to diagnose and treat concussions and MTBI. This provides the best medical care for recovery as well as maximum compensation available under the law for those truly injured by the fault of another.
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