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Category Archives: Brain Injury Treatment

Head Injury (Traumatic Brain Injury) Symptoms & Treatment

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 7:46 am

How is a head injury diagnosed? As with most injuries and illnesses, finding out what happened to the patient is very important. The health care professional will take a history of the events. Continue reading

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Brain Injury Diagnosis | Traumatic Brain Injury | Brain …

Posted: August 13, 2018 at 7:43 am

Anyone with signs of moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) should receive medical attention as soon as possible. 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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Trauma Care When an obvious injury occurs to the head, the patient may be unconscious and in need of immediate medical care. If you have experienced trauma to the head, emergency medical workers will focus on your immediate needs. They will try to stabilize you, making sure that you are breathing and that your heart rate and blood pressure are under control. Continue reading

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Brain Injury Treatment Centers | BrainAndSpinalCord.org …

Posted: August 12, 2018 at 1:44 pm

Acute Hospitals Acute hospitals are generally used during the early phases of brain injury, as they are designed to provide emergency care, minimize complications and long-term effects, and provide early treatment. A person who has suffered a brain injury should be treated in an acute hospital, or in an acute unit within a hospital, until he or she has stabilized. Continue reading

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TBI: What is Traumatic Brain Injury | Brain Injury …

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 3:46 pm

Traumatic brain injury, often referred to as TBI, is most often an acute event similar to other injuries. That is where the similarity between traumatic brain injury and other injuries ends Continue reading

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Traumatic brain injury – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Posted: August 6, 2018 at 12:40 am

Diagnosis Traumatic brain injuries are usually emergencies and consequences can worsen rapidly without treatment. Doctors usually need to assess the situation quickly. Continue reading

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International Brain Injury Association – IBIA

Posted: July 27, 2018 at 11:45 pm

Following acute TBI rehabilitation there have been a limited number of strategies that have been used in the treatment of cognitive disorders. Continue reading

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries were previously …

Posted: June 21, 2018 at 9:47 pm

Every year, an estimated 1.5 million individuals sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI), and approximately 75% of these are classified as a mild TBI [1,2]. The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine defines a mild traumatic brain injury as a patient who has had a traumatically induced physiological disruption of brain function, as manifested by at least one of the following: but where the severity of the injury does not exceed the following: loss of consciousness approximately 30 minutes or less; after 30 minutes, an initial Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) of 13-15; and post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) not greater than 24 hours.[3] Mild TBI has been termed a silent epidemic, [4] because many patients do not have visible physical signs. Rather, many patients possess disabling cognitive, psychological, and/or behavioral impairments and employment disabilities that are often unnoticed or misdiagnosed. Continue reading

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TBI: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Treatment Centers …

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The familiesof traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims often have many questions when their loved one is transferred to a rehabilitative care center. What happens in rehabilitation?Similar tothe acute care facility, the TBI patient will be cared for by a team of professionals who specialize in the care of trauma victims. Continue reading

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