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Category Archives: Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic brain injury – Wikipedia

Posted: October 18, 2018 at 2:44 am

Traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as intracranial injury, occurs when an external force injures the brain. TBI can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury), or other features (e.g., occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area). Head injury is a broader category that may involve damage to other structures such as the scalp and skull. Continue reading

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Head Injury (Traumatic Brain Injury) Symptoms & Treatment

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How is a head injury diagnosed? Continue reading

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Anoxic Brain Injury – BrainAndSpinalCord.org | Brain …

Posted: October 15, 2018 at 10:42 pm

Adequate oxygen is vital for the brain. Many factors can cause the brain to receive inadequate oxygen. Continue reading

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Primary and secondary brain injury – Wikipedia

Posted: October 14, 2018 at 2:41 pm

Primary and secondary brain injury are ways to classify the injury processes that occur in brain injury. In traumatic brain injury (TBI), primary brain injury occurs during the initial insult, and results from displacement of the physical structures of the brain.[1] Secondary brain injury occurs gradually and may involve an array of cellular processes.[1][2] Secondary injury, which is not caused by mechanical damage, can result from the primary injury or be independent of it.[3] The fact that people sometimes deteriorate after brain injury was originally taken to mean that secondary injury was occurring.[3] It is not well understood how much of a contribution primary and secondary injuries respectively have to the clinical manifestations of TBI.[4] Primary and secondary injuries occur in insults other than TBI as well, such as spinal cord injury and stroke. Continue reading

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Traumatic brain injury – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Posted: October 13, 2018 at 10:43 am

Diagnosis Traumatic brain injuries are usually emergencies and consequences can worsen rapidly without treatment. Doctors usually need to assess the situation quickly. This 15-point test helps a doctor or other emergency medical personnel assess the initial severity of a brain injury by checking a person’s ability to follow directions and move their eyes and limbs Continue reading

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TBI: What is Traumatic Brain Injury | Brain Injury …

Posted: October 12, 2018 at 7:45 pm

Traumatic brain injury, often referred to as TBI, is most often an acute event similar to other injuries. Continue reading

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International Brain Injury Association – IBIA

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Following acute TBI rehabilitation there have been a limited number of strategies that have been used in the treatment of cognitive disorders. These methods have included restorative cognitive rehabilitation procedures that utilize stimulation and practice (e.g., of vigilance with a computer intervention); strategy cognitive rehabilitation (e.g., utilizing visualization, creating associations), compensatory cognitive rehabilitation strategies; and medications (e.g., cognitive enhancing medications directed at arousal, attention and/or memory) Continue reading

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TBI Treatment – Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Traumatic …

Posted: October 10, 2018 at 6:43 am

TBI Treatment Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury Conditions that harm the brain have a wide reach. Whether from a stroke (vascular accident) or a traumatic brain injury, the results impair the whole family. Continue reading

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Traumatic Brain Injury | Symptoms & Treatments

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Traumatic brain injury results from an impact to the head that disrupts normal brain function. Traumatic brain injury may affect a persons cognitive abilities, including learning and thinking skills. Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injury for all ages. Continue reading

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Brain Injury Treatment – Brain and Spinal Cord

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when any sudden trauma damages the brain. Continue reading

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