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Case Manager – brain injury rehabilitation (Sheffield)

Become a brain injury case manager – make a difference Supporting and facilitating rehabilitation and life adjustments for those affected by complex disabilities Location: Sheffield Hours: Full time Salary: Competitive remuneration package according to skills and experience About the role: This challenging and rewarding role is ideally suited to an HCPC or NMC registered professional with at least 2 years’ ...

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Specialist Occupational Therapist – Neuro-Rehabilitation

Job Title: Specialist Occupational Therapist – Neuro-rehabilitation Location: North East Salary: Equivalent to Agenda for Change band 6 or 7 dependent on experience Closing Date: 29th February 2016 Interview Date: To be confirmed   More Information JS Parker Ltd was established in 1994 and is a successful rehabilitation and case management consultancy working in close co-operation with the legal profession. From ...

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Scientists Find a Way to Synthesize a Compound Which Could Help People With Traumatic Brain Injuries

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Scientists have found a way to produce a synthesized compound which may be able to protect the brain. Following work carried out at The Scripps Research Institute in Florida, the research team were able to make a synthesized version of jiadifenolide, a molecule which is derived from plants. Since its discovery in 2009, chemists have been trying to find a ...

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Brain Scans are Able to Differentiate Between Traumatic Brain Injuries and PTSD

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have many overlapping symptoms with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but following a recent study carried out on 20,000 people it’s now possible to tell the two conditions apart by scanning the brain. Examining the brain The new study, which was published in PLOS One, discovered a way to differentiate between traumatic brain injuries and post ...

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