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So-called "concussion of the spine" in railway injuries

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  • English
Vanden Houten, printers , New York
Spinal Injuries, diagnosis, Railroads, Accidents, legislation & jurispru
Other titlesConcussion of the spine in railway injuries.
Statementby John G. Johnson
ContributionsBryant, Thomas, 1828-1914, former owner, Royal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination31 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL25868556M

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Concussion of the Spine, More Especially in its Relationship with Railway Accidents and Injuries Read in the Section of Medicine at the Annual Meeting of the Author: Byrom Bramwell. InHodges 30 used the term “so-called railway spine” due to the subjective and possibly fictitious symptoms.

The following y Erichsen hypothesized that the symptoms were due to molecular disarrangement, inflammation, or anemia caused by minor injuries.

Yasgur’s says that Railway Spine is also called Erichsen’s disease based on the British Physician, J. Erichsen, in his book: On Railway and Other Injuries of the Nervous System (), which first described injuries to the spine as a result of the increased speed of railway So-called concussion of the spine in railway injuries book.

' Concussion of the spine' and railway spine' are therefore -bad and mis- leading terms to employ in speaking of the kind of spinal injury which is common in railway accidents ; and they are still worse to apply to the general effects on the nervous system1 when there is no accompanying injury to the back.

Original Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Nervous Affections Following Injury — (Concussion of the Spine, Railway Spine, and Railway Brain). On Railway and Other Injuries of the Injuries of the Spine and Spinal Cord without Apparent Mechanical Lesion and Nervous Shock in Their Surgical and Medico-Legal Aspect.

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Churchill, Google Scholar. Putnam, James Jackson. ‘Recent Investigations into the Pathology of So-Called Concussion of the Spine.’. As there were no automobiles inthis book also highlighted injuries from train accidents.

This book includes chapters on “Concussion of the Spinal Cord” and “Concussion of the Spine.” The first official medical paper pertaining to automobile collision cervical spine inertial injuries was published in (7). and An illustration of an open book.

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Rhee P, Kuncir EJ, Johnson L, Brown C, Velmahos G, Martin M, et al. Cervical spine injury is highly dependent on the mechanism of injury following blunt and penetrating assault. J Trauma. Head Injuries 2. Neck Injuries 3. Back and Spinal Injuries 4. Upper Limb Injuries 5. Lower Limb Injuries 6.

Body and Internal Organs This book only reflects compensation for pain and suffering which is supported by appropriate medical evidence. An assessment has a number of components, covering some or all of the following. Various contemporary writers have claimed that "railway spine" was, in retrospect, an example of post-concussion syndrome,7 post-traumatic stress disorder,97 conversion reaction,98 or malingering and simulation for secondary gain With the exception of Keller,9 who suggested that at least in some cases there may have been progressive spinal.

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ing railway spine was nowhere to be found. Boston neurologist Morton 3. While there are scores of books and articles devoted to the history and cultural significance of neurasthenia, there are by my count only seven English-language works that consider the subject of railway spine: Schivelbusch, Railway Journey (n.

2), pp. injury (TBI) caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. Concussions can also occur from a fall or a blow to the body that causes the head to move rapidly back and forth.

Doctors may describe these injuries as “mild” because concussions are usually not life-threatening. Even so, their effects can be serious. Understanding the signs and. The most common and least serious type of traumatic brain injury is called a concussion.

The word comes from the Latin concutere, which means "to shake violently." A concussion is most often. These types of injuries became known as railway spine or railway in his book, only 17 were injured on others sustained blunt trauma from falls etiology of “so-called.

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That shell fire and railway collisions have much in common, pychically, will be recognised by comparing the foregoing with the following from H. Page's article on Concussion of the Spine (Treves's System of Surgery, ) where, referring to collisions and their psychically important. Results: Google Scholar Beta: Search using key words chiropractic, sports injuries, football, concussion, and cervical spine.

Results: Recent () information on sports related spinal injuries and concussion were obtained by attendance at the Sports Related Concussion and Spine Injury Conference. Foxborough, Massachusetts. Spinal Cord Contusions, Concussions Both Serious Nerve Injuries By Dr. Maria Simbra December 5, at pm Filed Under: Concussion, Dr.

Maria Simbra, Local TV, Spinal Cord, spinal. In his book Posttraumatic Neurosis: From Railway Spine to Whiplash, Trimble traces the arguments that began in the 19th century (Trimble ). InErichsen published a series of lectures concerning how mild head injuries or “spinal concussion” (so-called “railway brain” or “railway spine”) could result in severe disability.

These types of injuries became known as railway spine or railway brain, since many occurred in railway accidents. However, of the 53 patients Erichsen describes in his book, only 17 were injured on railways. The others sustained blunt trauma from falls or blows in other circumstances.

Erichsen believed that minor injuries to the head. Exact numbers for concussions specifically are difficult to come by (due in part to underreporting), but according to the CDC there were about million TBI-related emergency department visits in 4 (this includes injuries more severe than concussions and patients with multiple injuries, including brain injuries).

Concussions are most. Neurotrauma (traumatic brain injury [TBI] and spinal cord injury) are serious public health concerns. ApproximatelyCanadians sustain brain injuries each year. Over a million Canadians live with the effects of an acquired brain injury live with a spinal cord injury.

Concussions are often associated with automobile accidents, falls, or impacts during sports. Although the symptoms of a concussion often subside in a matter of days, the injury can cause chronic, long-term, and life-threatening side effects.

A new study suggests brain injuries from a historic concussion can linger for decades. Concussion describes a brain injury where, after an injury, there are functional changes that occur in how the brain works but no structural damage can be seen on standard imaging tests like CT scan.

Mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI), or concussion, can be defined as a short-lived loss of brain function due to head trauma that resolves spontaneously.

With concussion, function may be. But they still very likely had brain injury from head impacts," Dr. Dodick says. Children's structurally immature brains put them at higher risk of concussion and of prolonged symptoms afterward.

Up to 40% of children who have concussions will continue to experience three or more symptoms a year after the injury. In the late s, the dominant theory involved organic lesions of the spine and brain. London surgeon John Eric Erichsen gave famous lectures inlater republished in book format in as On Concussion of the Spine: nervous shock and other obscure injuries of the nervous system in their clinical and medico-legal aspects, in which he opined.

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Each year, to million concussions result from sports/recreation injuries in the United States. Learn about the characteristics and symptoms of sports related concussions as well as the initial and on-going management after a concussion occurred.

Cantu RC: Head and spine injuries in the young athlete. Clin Sports Med; Crooks DA: The pathological concept of diffuse axonal injury in head trauma.

J Pathol; Dagi TF: The management of head trauma, in Greenblatt SH (ed): A History of Neurosurgery.Physiology of a Concussion A concussion is a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that is caused by something hitting the head, or another injury that shakes the brain inside the skull.

The brain has a layer of spinal fluid around it to aid with movement and the skull houses the brain and is also used for protection. Any time there is a head injury, trauma to the neck and spine must be considered. These injuries include strain and sprain of the muscles of the neck and ligaments associated with the spine.