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Care After Brain Injury and Rehabilitation – What’s Available, What to Expect , What You Should Know

Initial Expectations at the Hospital After the onset of injury, the first course of treatment will be at the hospital. Imaging studies will examine the brain to look for trauma or dysfunction. A CT (computerized tomography) scan examines the brain structures. This imaging study will reveal an area of injury/dysfunction due to stroke or other […]

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Main Causes Of Traumatic Brain Injuries And Why TBI Outcomes Are Different For Every Patient

In the United States, the most common causes of TBI include falls (35.2%), motorcycle and car accidents, automobile accidents involving pedestrians (17.3%) and assaults (10%) with or without a weapon. Athletics and sports also cause a lot of TBI. In the U.S., combat head injuries are also pervasive. Combat injuries combine blunt (closed head injuries), […]

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The Importance of Adequate Care for Those With Brain Injury

It is imperative for those who have suffered a brain injury to receive adequate care because sustaining such an injury will increase the challenges they will face throughout their lifetime. A brain injury can lead to the development of neurodegenerative and neuroendocrine disorders. And because of the limitations they will face on a day-to-day basis, […]

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