Life after a severe brain injury can require a lengthy period of rehabilitation to learn to adapt to injuries.
How Severe Brain Injuries Might Trigger Dementia
In the study, the researchers analyzed the brain tissue of 15 patients who had survived a year or more after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and compared that tissue with brain tissue from 15 healthy controls. They found the TBI patients had higher levels of abnormal tau proteins.
Severe Brain Injury Care
Severe brain injury care starts at the scene of the accident, then transport to a level one trauma center ASAP, to enable interventions and surgery.
At times she wondered if she should run away after his severe brain injury
Allan DaPore fell down a flight of stairs, changing his life forever with a severe brain injury. Now, his life is changing again as he begins a new life with the woman who stood by his side at Atlanta's Shepherd Center.
What are the most common and most severe causes of brain injury?
What are the most common and most severe causes of brain injury? - Brain Injury - Rose, Klein & Marias LLP
Employment Probability Trajectories Up To 10 Years After Moderate-To-Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
Aims: To examine trajectories of employment probability up to 10 years following moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and identify significant predictors from baseline socio-demographic and injury characteristics. Methods: A longitudinal observational study followed 97 individuals with moderate-to-severe TBI for their employment status up to 10 years post injury. Participants were enrolled at the Trauma Referral Center in South-Eastern Norway between 2005 and 2007. Socio-demographic and injury…
How a Brain Injury Turns Man into Mathematical Wizard
A college dropout from Washington has turned into a mathematical genius after receiving severe brain injuries.
What are the potential effects of a traumatic brain injury in my elderly mother?
Related Links Potential Effects From TBI's Georgia TBI Victims May Be at an Increased Risk for an Ischemic Stroke Unfortunately, elderly people often suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBI) after falling and hitting their heads. When an older adult sustains a TBI in Georgia, the severity of the brain injury can range from mild to severe. Depending on whether your mother lost consciousness for a brief…
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI?)
What is a traumatic brain injury A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a complex injury with a broad spectrum of symptoms and disabilities. A TBI is most often an acute event similar to other injuries. That is where the similarity between a traumatic brain injury and other injuries ends. One moment the person is normal and the next moment life has abruptly changed. In most other aspects, a traumatic brain injury is very different. Since our brain defines who we are, the consequences…
What Everyone Should Know About Life With A Brain Injury
Life With a TBI: March Is National Brain Injury Awareness Month 3.1k I find it strangely interesting that this time last year, as I was enduring the beginning of my life with a TBI, I had no idea that March was National Brain Injury Awareness Month. This year I feel compelled to shout it from the rooftops (or the computer screen)! Over the next few weeks, I intend to share with you stories and journeys of those living with a traumatic brain injury…
What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury
What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury - Personal Injury - Maloney Law Group, P.L.L.C.
What’s a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A Buffalo car accident lawyer at Cellino & Barnes says although brain injuries have been notoriously associated with sports, they are actually more common in car crashes.
What Qualifies as a Brain Injury?
Brain injuries are serious, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), they affect more than 1 million people in the United States each year. There are countless accidents that can cause severe damage to the brain. Typically, a major brain injury is the result of a traumatic event such as
What Is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a severe, debilitating, and often deadly injury that inflicts trauma upon the brain.
What is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) doesn't just affect football players. It affects anyone that has had repeated head trauma trauma. Find out more here...
What is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury?
What is a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury? - Brain Injury - Vititoe Law Group
What influences critical care doctors in withdrawing life support for patients with brain injury?
Decisions to withdraw life support treatments in critically ill patients with severe brain injury are complicated, are based on many factors, and are usually made by critical care physicians and families in the intensive care unit. A study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides new understanding on the decision-making processes for this patient population, which accounts for most hospital deaths from trauma.
Brain injury survivors are storytelling their way to recovery
By narrating their own experiences, brain injury survivors are tackling discrimination, developing their skills and building confidence
How To Recognize a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)
We would like to help you understand the facts about traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and recognize the signs.
How Brain Injuries Affect the Visual System
A look at the impact of brain injuries on the visual system, including treatment options.