William Paul Meehan

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Symptom severity predicts prolonged recovery after sport-related concussion, but age and amnesia do not
    William P Meehan
    Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 163:721-5. 2013
  2. pmc A substantial proportion of life-threatening injuries are sport-related
    William P Meehan
    The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Waltham, MA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 29:624-7. 2013
  3. pmc Computerized neurocognitive testing for the management of sport-related concussions
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 319 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 129:38-44. 2012
  4. pmc Assessment and management of sport-related concussions in United States high schools
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 319 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2304-10. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Adherence to guidelines for managing the well-appearing febrile infant: assessment using a case-based, interactive survey
    William Paul Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:875-80. 2010
  6. pmc Medical therapies for concussion
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, Children s Hospital Boston, 319 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Sports Med 30:115-24, ix. 2011
  7. pmc High school concussions in the 2008-2009 academic year: mechanism, symptoms, and management
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2405-9. 2010
  8. pmc Pediatric concussions in United States emergency departments in the years 2002 to 2006
    William P Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 157:889-93. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Focal motor seizure in a wrestler with a sport-related concussion
    William P Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 36:125-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Sport-related concussion
    William P Meehan
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:114-23. 2009

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. pmc Symptom severity predicts prolonged recovery after sport-related concussion, but age and amnesia do not
    William P Meehan
    Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr 163:721-5. 2013
    ..To identify predictors of prolonged symptoms in athletes who sustain concussions...
  2. pmc A substantial proportion of life-threatening injuries are sport-related
    William P Meehan
    The Micheli Center for Sports Injury Prevention, Waltham, MA, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 29:624-7. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess the proportion of all life-threatening injuries that are sport-related...
  3. pmc Computerized neurocognitive testing for the management of sport-related concussions
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 319 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 129:38-44. 2012
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  4. pmc Assessment and management of sport-related concussions in United States high schools
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, 319 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Sports Med 39:2304-10. 2011
    ..Little existing data describe which medical professionals and which medical studies are used to assess sport-related concussions in high school athletes...
  5. doi request reprint Adherence to guidelines for managing the well-appearing febrile infant: assessment using a case-based, interactive survey
    William Paul Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 26:875-80. 2010
    ..The objectives of the study were (1) to determine the relative use of strategies for managing the well-appearing febrile infant and (2) to determine clinician adherence to protocol recommendations...
  6. pmc Medical therapies for concussion
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Division of Sports Medicine, Department of Orthopedics, Children s Hospital Boston, 319 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Clin Sports Med 30:115-24, ix. 2011
    ..This article reviews the main medical therapies for the management of concussive brain injury...
  7. pmc High school concussions in the 2008-2009 academic year: mechanism, symptoms, and management
    William P Meehan
    Sports Concussion Clinic, Children s Hospital Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Sports Med 38:2405-9. 2010
    ..An estimated 136 000 concussions occur per academic year in high schools alone. The effects of repetitive concussions and the potential for catastrophic injury have made concussion an injury of significant concern for young athletes...
  8. pmc Pediatric concussions in United States emergency departments in the years 2002 to 2006
    William P Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, USA
    J Pediatr 157:889-93. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence and demographics of concussions in children coming to emergency departments (EDs) in the United States and describe the rates of neuroimaging and follow-up instructions in these patients...
  9. doi request reprint Focal motor seizure in a wrestler with a sport-related concussion
    William P Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    Phys Sportsmed 36:125-8. 2008
    ..A brief review of the association between convulsive activity and mild traumatic brain injury follows. Keywords: concussion; mild traumatic brain injury; seizure...
  10. doi request reprint Sport-related concussion
    William P Meehan
    Children s Hospital Boston, Division of Emergency Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 123:114-23. 2009
    ..Proper assessment and management of a sport-related concussion is crucial, because repeat concussions can result in decreased neurocognitive functioning, increased symptomatology, and, at times, catastrophic outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint An 18-month-old girl with recurrent apneic spells
    William P Meehan
    Department of Medicine, Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:546-9. 2008
    ..We describe the case of an 18-month-old child with recurrent apneic episodes, often requiring resuscitation, who was admitted to an academic pediatric medical center after previous evaluations had been unrevealing...
  12. doi request reprint Predictors of cerebrospinal fluid pleocytosis in febrile infants aged 0 to 90 days
    William P Meehan
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115
    Pediatr Emerg Care 24:287-93. 2008
    ..The ability to predict which febrile infants have a CSF pleocytosis would assist in the decision to perform LP in febrile infants...