The newsletter of the Memory Disorders Project at Rutgers University


"Carboxyhemoglobin half-life in carbon monoxide-poisoned patients treated with 100% oxygen at atmospheric pressure," by Weaver, Lindell K., M.D., F.C.C.P.; Howe, Steve M.A, M.S; Hopkins, Ramona, Ph.D; Chan, Karen, J.B.S. (Chest, March 2000, Volume 117, Number 3, pp. 801-808.)

"Corpus callosum atrophy and neuropsychological outcome following carbon monoxide poisoning," by Scott S. Porter, Ramona O. Hopkins, Lindell K. Weaver, Erin D. Bigler, and Duane D. Blatter. (Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 2002, Volume 17, pp. 195-204.)

"MRI, quantitative MRI, SPECT, and neuropsychological findings following carbon monoxide poisoning brain injury," by Shawn D. Gale, Ramona O. Hopkins, Lindell K. Weaver, Erin D. Bigler, Edgar J. Booth, and Duane D. Blattner. (Brain Injury, 1999, Volume 13, Number 4, 229-243.)

"Continuing decline of memory skills with significant recovery of intellectual function following severe carbon monoxide exposure: clinical, psychometric, and neuroimaging findings," by Cecil R. Reynolds, Ramona O. Hopkins, and Erin D. Bigler. (Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 1999, Volume 14, Number 2, pp. 235-249.)

Associations and Websites

National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke
Anoxia/Hypoxia Information Page

Brain Injury Association
105 North Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 703-236-6000 800-444-6443
Fax: 703-236-6001

Head Injury Hotline
600 First Avenue
Suite 212
Seattle, WA 98104-2221
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 206-621-8558
Fax: 206-624-4961


“Over My Head,” by Claudia L. Osborn. (Andrews McMeel Publishing: 2000. 256 pages, paperback). This is an autobiographical account of a doctor who sustained a serious brain injury and her recovery.

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