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Category Archives: Brain Injury Treatment

Traumatic brain injury – Diagnosis and treatment – Mayo Clinic

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 6:51 pm

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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Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries were previously …

Posted: June 11, 2018 at 5:44 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 Continue reading

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Traumatic brain injury – Wikipedia

Posted: June 7, 2018 at 11:44 pm

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). Continue reading

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TBI: Brain Injury Rehabilitation Treatment Centers …

Posted: June 3, 2018 at 9:44 pm

The familiesof traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims often have many questions when their loved one is transferred to a rehabilitative care center. Continue reading

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Brain Injury Treatment Centers | BrainAndSpinalCord.org …

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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. Continue reading

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Brain Injury Diagnosis | Traumatic Brain Injury | Brain …

Posted: June 2, 2018 at 9:45 pm

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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Rehabilitative Center Treatment – TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted: April 18, 2018 at 2:41 pm

The familiesof traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims often have many questions when their loved one is transferred to a rehabilitative care center. Continue reading

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Rehabilitative Center Treatment – Traumatic Brain Injury

Posted: April 17, 2018 at 7:41 am

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. Their goals are to: Each day, the patient will participate in therapy Continue reading

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Brain Injury Diagnosis – Oregon Health & Science University

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 10:43 am

Anyone with signs of moderate or severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) should receive medical attention as soon as possible. Little can be done to reverse the brain damage caused by an accident or injury, but healthcare workers try to keep the injured person’s condition stable and prevent further injury. If you or a loved one has a TBI, your healthcare team will work to: Imaging tests help to diagnose TBI Continue reading

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Brain Injury and Drug Addiction Treatment Program Overview

Posted: April 11, 2018 at 9:40 am

At NRI, we use the term dual diagnosis to describe the victim of a brain injury who is also struggling with substance abuse and addiction. Studies show that substance abuse is a key factor in more than a third of the accidents that result in a traumatic brain injuryand the use of alcohol or drugs prior to the injury often results in complications that require specialized treatment in a facility qualified to treat dual diagnosis patients. Continue reading

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