Navigation Links
RISD Sophomore Contributes Illustrations to Doctor Engelland's book on Concussions
Date:12/29/2012

New York, NY (PRWEB) December 29, 2012

Doctor Engelland's new book on managing concussions is written for everyone in the community who may experience or need to help manage head injuries. The book itself began as a sort of "community" project. The illustrations in the book are the work of Dr. Engelland's daughter, Alice Taranto, a sophomore in graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, Rhode Island. Taranto says she based some of the images on head injuries that happened to her friends and on what she imagines it would be like to have a concussion.

In addition, the book is fundamentally based on a "crowd sourcing" technique that started around Doctor Engelland's kitchen table. When she had several of her seven young adult children--all of whom have been athletes at one time or another--gathered for Mother's Day last year, she asked them how many concussions they thought they had sustained over the years. Given the "new definition" of concussion, they came up with numbers that shocked her as a pediatrician and adolescent medicine and school physician, not to mention as a mother.

And so a questionnaire was born and sent to family friends, patients and friends of friends through social media. Before long, scores of answers came back with harrowing and fascinating stories from an "insider's" perspective of what it really feels like to have a concussion. As Dr Engelland likes to point out when she lectures about head injury, "it takes a community" to educate about, treat, manage and prevent head injuries.

"It's All in Your Head:Everyone's Guide to Managing Concussions" is truly a family production-- motivated, inspired and illuminated by many. It's a handbook for every soccer mom or dad, coach, certified athletic traine
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Stress contributes to cognitive declines in women with breast cancer, researcher says
2. Social-class discrimination contributes to poorer health
3. RLIP76 contributes to pancreatic cancer cell resistance to chemotherapy and radiation
4. The Ben & Catherine Ivy Foundation contributes $10 million to TGen for brain cancer research
5. Substantial road traffic noise in urban areas contributes to sleep disturbance and annoyance
6. Illustration Source Has Released Their List of Top Selling Stock Illustrations for 2012.
7. Study finds doctors have exaggerated fears when starting patients on insulin
8. Doctors Detail High Costs of Fighting Malpractice Claims
9. Callahan honored for improving older adults health in their doctors offices
10. A fish a day keeps the doctor away?
11. Doctors Urge Routine Skin Screenings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/22/2015)... (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 The American ... exciting events in June. They will hold a webinar ... and a two-day class on Classical Chinese Medicine. , ... 3, Dr. Steve Given, the Dean of Clinical Education, ... the new First Professional Doctorate program. ACTCM is currently ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... York, New York (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 ... http://www.xareltolawsuit2015.com/ ) filed on behalf of individuals who ... due to its use continue to move forward ... Louisiana. According to a Pretrial Order dated May ... the preservation of documents and electronically stored information. ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... London, UK (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 ... the leading treatment option for chronic obstructive pulmonary ... UK’s GlaxoSmithKline plc and AstraZeneca plc as well ... for market share and position. But will market ... from the already well-entrenched products to completely new ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Family, friends, students, colleagues, mentors and fellow ... LaSalle D. Leffall, on Monday, May 18, with an ... Rounds in the hospital’s Tower Auditorium. Leffall’s younger sister, ... trying to keep the secret. “I’d like to go ... he’ll know something is up,” she said. , After ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... LINCOLN, R.I. (PRWEB) May 22, 2015 Memorial ... so Amica Insurance is offering some tips to ... National Safety Council, there will be 383 traffic fatalities this ... tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Association: , ... everyone in the vehicle is wearing a seatbelt, whether they’re ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:ACTCM Announces Upcoming June Events 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Establishes Procedures Governing Preservation of Documents, Electronically Stored Information 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Establishes Procedures Governing Preservation of Documents, Electronically Stored Information 3Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Establishes Procedures Governing Preservation of Documents, Electronically Stored Information 4Health News:Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder Therapeutics Market Discussed in In-demand FirstWord Report Published at MarketPublishers.com 2Health News:Colleagues Surprise Dr. LaSalle Leffall with 85th Birthday Celebration 2Health News:Amica Has 4 Road Safety Tips for Memorial Day Weekend 2
... NEW YORK, April 28 PSI Corp. (Pink ... its partner in the,Digital Signage Network, has signed ... Network., David Foni, Chairman and CEO of ... and Texas are accretive to PSI,s network in,more ...
... Ala., April 28 HealthSouth Corporation,(NYSE: ... into a definitive agreement,through one of its ... of South Jersey, a 34-bed inpatient rehabilitation,hospital ... Partnership., "We are very pleased to ...
... found measurable gains in those with moderate to severe ... implanting specialized cells found in the human eye into ... were able to reduce symptoms and improve quality of ... The new treatment, dubbed Spheramine, reduced symptoms experienced when ...
... Ten outstanding geriatric social work faculty members have been ... Faculty Scholars Program , a venture funded by the ... The Gerontological Society of America , and directed by ... are provided with opportunities for professional development and $100,000 ...
... cord injuries is hampered by a reliance on animal ... new study in the upcoming edition of the peer-reviewed ... by scientists with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. ... dont have a drug to cure spinal cord injury ...
... The overall amputation rate in northern Illinois is declining ... disease, new research shows. , But not everyone ... from Northwestern University,s Feinberg School of Medicine has found ... West Side have a five times higher rate of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:PSI Corp. Announces Additional Hospitals and Medical Office Buildings to Utilize Its Digital Signage Network 2Health News:HealthSouth to Purchase The Rehabilitation Hospital of South Jersey 2Health News:HealthSouth to Purchase The Rehabilitation Hospital of South Jersey 3Health News:Eye Cell Implants Improve Parkinson's Symptoms 2Health News:Eye Cell Implants Improve Parkinson's Symptoms 3Health News:The Gerontological Society of america Announces 2008 Hartford Faculty Scholars 2Health News:Spinal cord injury research hampered by animal models, says new study 2Health News:African Americans have 5 times higher amputation rate 2
(Date:5/22/2015)... HILL, N.C. , May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... be hosting its sixth Medical Affairs ... 12:30PM (EDT) via a virtual roundtable to discuss ... Research." Best Practices, Medical Affairs Consortium ... sharing insights about the key challenges they face. ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... Taskforce representing Canada,s living victims of ... the Minister and Health Canada have put into this program ... of the thalidomide survivors, and more than 70% of them ... annual adjustments for inflation. Certain of the thalidomide ... on the severity of their disability, tax free, with inflation ...
(Date:5/22/2015)... OAKS, Calif. , May 22, 2015 ... announced the Company has commenced termination of ... of brodalumab with AstraZeneca (LON:AZN, STO:AZN and ... IL-17 inhibitor, is in development for patients ... axial spondyloarthritis.  The decision was based on ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Best Practices Sixth Medical Affairs Consortium Roundtable to Focus on Health Economics & Outcomes Research 2Amgen to terminate participation in co-development and commercialization of brodalumab 2Amgen to terminate participation in co-development and commercialization of brodalumab 3Amgen to terminate participation in co-development and commercialization of brodalumab 4Amgen to terminate participation in co-development and commercialization of brodalumab 5
... CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CGNH), developer of the ultra-sensitive ... the In-Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) market, announced today a further update regarding ... one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of magnetic beads for ... , ...
... Tibotec Therapeutics, a division of Centocor Ortho Biotech Products, ... Manager Portal (the Portal), a free, easy-to-use online resource ... providers meet their daily client education and professional needs. The ... the 22nd National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS, the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CardioGenics Announces Update Regarding Status of Merck Agreement 2CardioGenics Announces Update Regarding Status of Merck Agreement 3Tibotec Therapeutics Debuts Innovative Web Portal for HIV/AIDS Front-Line Service Providers 2Tibotec Therapeutics Debuts Innovative Web Portal for HIV/AIDS Front-Line Service Providers 3Tibotec Therapeutics Debuts Innovative Web Portal for HIV/AIDS Front-Line Service Providers 4
... Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a layered design unique ... and monitored to prevent stray electrosurgical burns ... by insulation failure or capacitive coupling; a ... built into all AEM Instruments provides a ...
... The 5mm AEM Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate ... AEM Instruments are shielded and monitored to ... of the instrument caused by insulation failure ... risk. The protective shield built into all ...
... Instruments incorporate a layered design unique in ... monitored to prevent stray electrosurgical burns along ... insulation failure or capacitive coupling; a well-documented ... into all AEM Instruments provides a neutral ...
... Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a layered design unique ... and monitored to prevent stray electrosurgical burns ... by insulation failure or capacitive coupling; a ... built into all AEM Instruments provides a ...
Medicine Products: