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Neuroscience CDC guidelines for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury

CDC guidelines for treating children with mild traumatic brain injury

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines on treating children with concussions, or mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), include 19 clinical recommendations covering diagnosis, prognosis, and management and treatment. “This is the time of year when concussion numbers hit a peak,” said Tad D. Seifert, M.D., neurologist and sports concussion physician with Norton …

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Cancer A breast cancer diagnosis can have a lingering impact on mental health for some

A breast cancer diagnosis can have a lingering impact on mental health for some

A diagnosis of breast cancer often comes as a shock, and adjusting to the news and coming to terms with treatment decisions are very difficult. A patient may go through a range of emotions, including disbelief, anger, anxiety and fear. While these are all natural responses, for some, the fear can be so extreme that …

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Spine Scoliosis care offered by Norton Healthcare

Scoliosis care offered by Norton Healthcare

Specialists with Norton Leatherman Spine and Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville can diagnose and treat pediatric patients with mild, moderate or severe scoliosis. Scoliosis may be a concern if a child’s shoulders are uneven, a curve in the spine is visible or the pelvis appears to be tilted. Depending on the type of scoliosis, it …

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Spine Norton Leatherman Spine to pilot North American registry of quality data

Norton Leatherman Spine to pilot North American registry of quality data

This week, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced an historic partnership to build a national spine registry. As a recognized leader in spine care, Norton Leatherman Spine will be one of the initial pilot sites for the American Spine Registry (ASR), contributing data to the growing body …

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NMG Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of September 1, 2019

Norton Medical Group welcomes these new providers as of September 1, 2019

Abbe Augenstein, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: University of Louisville School of Medicine Residency: Internal medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine John W. Beal, M.D. Norton Inpatient Care Specialists Medical degree: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies Residency: Internal medicine, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, New Jersey Maria T. …

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Spine Norton Leatherman Spine physicians to present at Scoliosis Research Society meeting

Norton Leatherman Spine physicians to present at Scoliosis Research Society meeting

Norton Leatherman Spine physicians have a history of innovation and research in areas such as spine surgery safety, spinal deformities and patient-reported outcomes. As participants in numerous studies and trials, our specialist physicians also offer access to ground-breaking treatments. See a list of current clinical trials. Congratulations to Norton Leatherman Spine physicians whose abstracts have been …

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Neuroscience Patients and caregivers: Learn about the latest advances at the 2019 Neuroscience Expo

Patients and caregivers: Learn about the latest advances at the 2019 Neuroscience Expo

The lineup for the 2019 Neuroscience Expo features sessions with neurological experts and others on a range of topics from specific conditions to financial considerations. The Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019, event at the Kentucky International Convention Center is free and open to the public. Sessions are organized in tracks largely around conditions, but participants can …

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NMG Regina Mash, CNM, joins Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care

Regina Mash, CNM, joins Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care

Regina Mash, CNM, has joined Advocates for Women’s Health, a Part of Norton Women’s Care, providing women another care option for childbirth and gynecologic care. Regina earned her midwifery Master of Science in Nursing degree at Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky, and has been practicing at TJ Health Partners/T.J. Samson Community Hospital in Glasgow, …

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Neuroscience ‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

‘MedChat’ podcast, episode 7: Neurologists discuss epilepsy diagnoses

Episode seven of the “MedChat” podcast is now available.. This episode, “Epilepsy for the Primary Care Provider,” discusses epilepsy diagnoses. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2015 data, approximately 40,000 to 50,000 adults in Kentucky have epilepsy. Prior to a diagnosis of epilepsy, a primary care practitioner may be the first provider to …

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NMG 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy

Rapidly advancing cancer research has led to improved modes of treatment and care for cancer patients’ overall well-being. In order to ensure an improved patient outcome, health care providers should be aware of advancements made in treatment and care, as well as the psychological concerns of cancer patients. The 18th annual Nixon Lectureship: Meaning-centered Psychotherapy …

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