Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC

Baylor College of Medicine

A Paradigm Shift in the Management of Traumatic Brain Injury

Current diagnostic regimens for patients who have suffered trauma to the brain are lacking. Whilst some present with visible lesions on CT scans, others do not — yet may still suffer from life-limiting symptoms many months or years after the event. In this video, Frank Peacock discusses the novel finding that a simple blood test could help identify those patients, and enable clinicians to better manage the condition.

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Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC
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Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC

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Associate Chair and Research Director, Baylor College of Medicine. More
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Dr. Frank Peacock, MD, FACEP, FACC

Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Peacock is a professor of Emergency Medicine, associate chair, and research director for Emergency Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. With over 300 publications on heart failure and acute coronary syndromes, Dr. Peacock is also the co-editor of the textbooks Cardiac Emergencies, Short Stay Management of Heart Failure, and Short Stay Management of Chest Pain. He is the 2004 and 2010 winner of the Best Research Paper Award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, and is the Codman Award recipient from the American Association of Group Practice. Dr. Peacock has and continues to serve as PI or co-PI for many high profile national and international clinical trials such as PRONTO, ADHERE-EM, IMPACT, CHOPIN, CLUE, FASTTRACK and TRUE-HF. His clinical interests and research focus include acute coronary syndrome, acute heart failure, biomarkers, improvements in emergency medical care, and more rapid patient disposition. Dr. Peacock received his medical degree from Wayne State University Medical School and completed his Emergency Medicine training at William Beaumont Hospital, Detroit.