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Can a Spinal Cord Injury Cause Memory Loss? The Correlation Between SCI and Cognitive Function

Survivors may experience a variety of cognitive effects after sustaining a spinal cord injury (SCI), including fatigue and impaired memory. However, this begs the question, can a spinal cord injury cause memory loss?  The answer is no, at least not directly. Cognitive function is only affected by a spinal cord injury with a co-occurring traumatic […]

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Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

In this lesson I start off talking about traumatic brain injury nursing considerations. There is a lot to cover when talking about TBI and this lesson starts the discussion with a quick overview of some of the key points to understanding traumatic brain injury. Much of the information covered, from the etiology, to classification, to […]

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