Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Health status, not head injury, predicts concussion symptoms after minor injurySamuel A McLean
Department of Emergency Medicine and the TRYUMPH Research Program, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7455, USA
Am J Emerg Med 27:182-90. 2009..Postconcussion (PC) syndrome etiology remains poorly understood. We sought to examine predictors of persistent PC symptoms after minor injury...
- Effect of catechol-O-methyltransferase polymorphism on response to propranolol therapy in chronic musculoskeletal pain: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover pilot studyInna E Tchivileva
Center for Neurosensory Disorders, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
Pharmacogenet Genomics 20:239-48. 2010..We hypothesized that the nonselective beta-adrenergic antagonist propranolol will reduce clinical and experimental pain in TMD patients in a manner dependent on the individuals' COMT diplotype...
- Emergency medical services use by the elderly: analysis of a statewide databaseTimothy F Platts-Mills
Department of Emergency Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 14:329-33. 2010..To test the hypothesis that EMS use for emergency department (ED) transports increases across the life span and to estimate changes in the EMS volume in North Carolina (NC) during the next 20 years due to the aging of the population...
- Catechol O-methyltransferase haplotype predicts immediate musculoskeletal neck pain and psychological symptoms after motor vehicle collisionSamuel A McLean
Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
J Pain 12:101-7. 2011..038). These findings suggest that genetic variations affecting stress response system function influence the somatic and psychological response to MVC, and provide the first evidence of genetic risk for clinical symptoms after MVC...