Traumatic Brain Injury

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Traumatic brain injuries can affect all areas of life of a person of physical functioning of personality. Depending on the severity, comprehensive treatment plan can help. Traumatic Brain Injury Types and treatment Traumatic Brain Injury Traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe. In some cases, brain injuries are life threatening. Brain injuries may be evident in some situations. But the subtle signs of brain lesions can not always be identified in a timely manner. Whether a traumatic brain injury is minor or serious, it is essential a proper diagnosis is made so that treatment can be implemented. Types of brain lesions Mild brain injuries also sometimes referred to as a concussion. A slight blow to the head can cause a…show more content…
Symptoms may include dizziness, nausea and confusion. Although the loss of consciousness is possible, it is usually brief. The diagnosis of mild brain injury such as a concussion, usually made based on symptoms and a CT scan, which is used to rule out more serious injuries. The treatment is often not necessary. If the headache is present, over the counter medication it is usually sufficient to eliminate pain. When a more severe or extensive brain damage occurs, the injury is considered a head injury or severe brain. Lesions in the brain can have a variety of causes, such as trauma to the head from a fall, accident and assault. Symptoms vary and may include an altered level of consciousness, nausea and vomiting. Seizures may also occur. The most serious brain injuries can cause brain death. Brain death term is often misunderstood by the public. Brain death refers to the loss of all brain activity. Basic functions such as breathing, blood pressure control and regulation of body temperature deteriorate. Diagnosis of Brain…show more content…
Patients with brain injuries may require rehabilitation after being stabilized and out of immediate danger. The level and scope of rehabilitation depend on the severity of the deficits that a person has. For example, some people may have deficits in their physical majority and will have to regain strength and balance. In other cases, the rehabilitation may be needed to address cognitive deficits. Often a team of medical professionals specializing in different disciplines to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for the patient is needed. The team may

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