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Recent Posts in Traumatic Brain Injury Category

  • Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Older Adults - Looking Into Long-Term Effects

    Traumatic Brain Injuries Among Older Adults - Looking Into Long-Term Effects Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can cause serious physical, mental, and emotional problems among people of any age, but they're especially prevalent among older adults. For seniors, a group that frequently experiences slips and falls, a TBI can come about just from tripping on the corner of a rug or ...
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  • Challenges with TBI: Memory, Problem-Solving, and Emotional Stress

    Traumatic Brain Injury People who have experienced a TBI require ongoing care, but 40% of people who have been hospitalized with a traumatic brain injury have a service or therapeutic need remaining untreated after a year. Unmet needs include therapies for improving memory and problem-solving and managing stress and emotional upset, both of which impact ability to work. Other issues that can ...
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  • Using SPECT to Better Detect Traumatic Brain Injury

    Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are unpredictable in their consequences. They vary in severity, sometimes resulting in long-term unconsciousness and severe brain damage, while other times going undetected because the symptoms are relatively mild or difficult to discern. Mild-to-moderate TBIs can damage the brain's structure or impede its functioning, and they may produce ...
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  • What is Postconcussional Syndrome Following a Traumatic Brain Injury?

    WebMd has a pretty good rundown on what is involved in postconcussional disorder following a Traumatic Brain Injury. Also called postconcussional syndrome, the term is a catch call for everything that can happen after a head trauma results in a concussion. Not everyone has this condition after suffering a head trauma. Some are at greater risk to suffering postconcussional syndrome, especially if ...
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