William C Walker

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Commonwealth University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pain pathoetiology after TBI: neural and nonneural mechanisms
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 19:72-81. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Headache after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: a longitudinal analysis
    William C Walker
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0661, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1793-800. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupational categories and return to work after traumatic brain injury: a multicenter study
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0661, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1576-82. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Motor impairment after severe traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal multicenter study
    William C Walker
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:975-82. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Objectively assessing balance deficits after TBI: Role of computerized posturography
    Treven C Pickett
    Mental Health Service Line, Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, 116B, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:983-90. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Prediction of headache severity (density and functional impact) after traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal multicenter study
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 23298, USA
    Cephalalgia 33:998-1008. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensorintegrative dysfunction underlying vestibular disorders after traumatic brain injury: a review
    Laura M Franke
    Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:985-94. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in executive functions following traumatic brain injury
    Janet P Niemeier
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0661, USA
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 17:293-313. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen for blast-related postconcussion syndrome: three-month outcomes
    David X Cifu
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA Center for Rehabilitation Sciences and Engineering, Richmond, VA
    Ann Neurol 75:277-86. 2014
  10. doi request reprint Identification of transient altered consciousness induced by military-related blast exposure and its relation to postconcussion symptoms
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:68-76. 2013

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Pain pathoetiology after TBI: neural and nonneural mechanisms
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 19:72-81. 2004
    ..The differential diagnosis usually falls into one of the following pathoetiologic classifications: primary or secondary musculoskeletal, vascular, visceral, and neural pain syndromes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Headache after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury: a longitudinal analysis
    William C Walker
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA 23298 0661, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1793-800. 2005
    ..To measure longitudinally headache (HA) after moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and to examine potential association with demographic, injury, and psychologic factors...
  3. ncbi request reprint Occupational categories and return to work after traumatic brain injury: a multicenter study
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0661, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1576-82. 2006
    ..To further evaluate determinants of return to work (RTW) after traumatic brain injury (TBI), with focus on the relation between preinjury occupational category and RTW outcome...
  4. ncbi request reprint Motor impairment after severe traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal multicenter study
    William C Walker
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:975-82. 2007
    ..Two years following acute rehabilitation, more than one-third of subjects continued to display a neuromotor abnormality on basic neurological examination. Persistence of tandem gait abnormality was particularly common...
  5. ncbi request reprint Objectively assessing balance deficits after TBI: Role of computerized posturography
    Treven C Pickett
    Mental Health Service Line, Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, Hunter Holmes McGuire VAMC, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, 116B, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 44:983-90. 2007
    ..The quantitative CPT measures are a promising way to characterize postural instability in severe TBI populations...
  6. doi request reprint Prediction of headache severity (density and functional impact) after traumatic brain injury: A longitudinal multicenter study
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, VA 23298, USA
    Cephalalgia 33:998-1008. 2013
    ..Headache (HA) following traumatic brain injury (TBI) is common, but predictors and time course are not well established, particularly after moderate to severe TBI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Sensorintegrative dysfunction underlying vestibular disorders after traumatic brain injury: a review
    Laura M Franke
    Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Richmond, VA 23249, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:985-94. 2012
    ..The ability to detect central vestibular dysfunction will significantly enhance our response to the dizziness and balance symptoms that are a common source of distress for Veterans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in executive functions following traumatic brain injury
    Janet P Niemeier
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0661, USA
    Neuropsychol Rehabil 17:293-313. 2007
    ..Implications of these findings are discussed and recommendations for further research are offered...
  9. doi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen for blast-related postconcussion syndrome: three-month outcomes
    David X Cifu
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program Office, Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA Center for Rehabilitation Sciences and Engineering, Richmond, VA
    Ann Neurol 75:277-86. 2014
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  10. doi request reprint Identification of transient altered consciousness induced by military-related blast exposure and its relation to postconcussion symptoms
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 28:68-76. 2013
    ..Yet, there is scant published empirical guidance on methods for accurately detecting historical AOC...
  11. doi request reprint Randomized, Sham-Controlled, Feasibility Trial of Hyperbaric Oxygen for Service Members With Postconcussion Syndrome: Cognitive and Psychomotor Outcomes 1 Week Postintervention
    William C Walker
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA Richmond Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 28:420-32. 2014
    ..5 ATAO2 or 2.0 ATAO2 compared with the Sham Air intervention. Conclusions These results do not support the use of HBO2 to treat cognitive, balance, or fine motor deficits associated with mTBI and PCS. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Symptom Trajectories After Military Blast Exposure and the Influence of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond Drs Walker, Franke, and Cifu Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Richmond, Virginia Drs Walker and Franke Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia Drs Walker, Franke, and Cifu and Department of Biostatistics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Dr Sima
    J Head Trauma Rehabil . 2016
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Anxiety, depression, and PTSD following cardiac arrest: a systematic review of the literature
    Kathryn P Wilder Schaaf
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298 0542, USA
    Resuscitation 84:873-7. 2013
    ..Identify the occurrence rate of post-arrest psychological distress; evaluate methodological approaches; suggest future research priorities; address clinical implications...
  14. doi request reprint Does neurologic examination during inpatient rehabilitation help predict global outcome after nonpenetrating traumatic brain injury?
    William C Walker
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA
    PM R 3:6-12. 2011
    ..To determine whether combining basic neurologic examination measurements with posttraumatic amnesia (PTA) duration can enhance prediction accuracy in moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sitting and standing tolerance in patients with chronic back pain: comparison between physician prediction and covert observation
    Jason P Brokaw
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:837-9. 2004
    ..To measure covertly observed continuous sitting and standing tolerance in patients with chronic back pain and to compare observations to physician predictions...
  16. doi request reprint Laboratory impulsivity and depression in blast-exposed military personnel with post-concussion syndrome
    James M Bjork
    Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA Electronic address
    Psychiatry Res 246:321-325. 2016
    ..These data replicate earlier findings that link increased affective symptomatology to impaired behavior inhibition in military TBI populations, but where additional effects on impulsivity from the blast itself remain equivocal...
  17. doi request reprint Global Outcome and Late Seizures After Penetrating Versus Closed Traumatic Brain Injury: A NIDRR TBI Model Systems Study
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Dr Walker and Ms Marwitz and Department of Biostatistics Mr Ketchum and Dr McClish, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Rehabilitation Research Center, San Jose, California Dr Kolakowsky Hayner and Rusk Rehabilitation, New York University Langone School of Medicine, New York Dr Bushnik
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 30:231-40. 2015
    ..If and how much dural penetration influences long-term outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI) is understudied, especially within the civilian population...
  18. pmc Factor analysis of persistent postconcussive symptoms within a military sample with blast exposure
    Laura M Franke
    Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, Richmond, Virginia Drs Franke and Walker Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Drs Franke and Walker and Biostatistics Ms Czarnota and Dr Ketchum, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia and The Henry M Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc, Bethesda, Maryland Drs Franke and Walker
    J Head Trauma Rehabil 30:E34-46. 2015
    ..To determine the factor structure of persistent postconcussive syndrome symptoms in a blast-exposed military sample and validate factors against objective and symptom measures...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Checklist in blast-exposed military personnel
    William C Walker
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 51:1203-16. 2014
    ..In conclusion, persons with combat-related blast exposure need higher than conventional PCL cut points and those with PTSD have more severe postconcussive-type symptoms than those without PTSD. ..
  20. doi request reprint Distinction in EEG slow oscillations between chronic mild traumatic brain injury and PTSD
    Laura M Franke
    Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA 23249, United States Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, 1201 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA 23249, United States Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 1223 E Marshall St, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, VA 23298, United States Electronic address
    Int J Psychophysiol 106:21-9. 2016
    ..Additionally, results suggest that EEG power reflects distinct pathophysiologies for current PTSD and chronic mTBI. ..
  21. doi request reprint Structured interview for mild traumatic brain injury after military blast: inter-rater agreement and development of diagnostic algorithm
    William C Walker
    1 Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
    J Neurotrauma 32:464-73. 2015
    ..A fully structured interview algorithm was developed from their consensus diagnosis that may serve to enhance diagnostic standardization for clinical research in this population...
  22. pmc Longitudinal interactions of pain and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms in U.S. Military service members following blast exposure
    Kelcey J Stratton
    Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia Department of Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Electronic address
    J Pain 15:1023-32. 2014
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  23. doi request reprint Systematic review of interventions for post-traumatic headache
    Thomas K Watanabe
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, MossRehab at Elkins Park Albert Einstein Medical Center, 60 Township Line Rd, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA
    PM R 4:129-40. 2012
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Characteristics and treatment of headache after traumatic brain injury: a focused review
    Henry L Lew
    Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, California, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 85:619-27. 2006
    ..As a result of the heterogeneity in the terminology and paucity in prospective, well-controlled studies in this field, there is a definite need for conducting double-blind, placebo-controlled treatment trials in patients with PTH...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pharmacological management of neurobehavioural sequelae of traumatic brain injury: a survey of current physiatric practice
    Gerard E Francisco
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Alliance, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Brain Inj 21:1007-14. 2007
    ..To describe pharmacological preference for the treatment of neurobehavioural sequela of traumatic brain injury (TBI)...