Family and Caregiver Issues

An estimated 2.5 million people in the US will have traumatic brain injuries within a year. Many issues may arise in the relationship between immediate family member and the carer of a brain injury survivor. How will they adapt and adjust to each other? A head injury may either be mild such as a concussion, … Read more
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Cognitive Difficulties with Brain Injury

After surviving a brain injury, some changes are noticeable and one of them is the patient’s cognitive difficulties.┬áCognitive impairment is a condition when the person’s ability to acquire knowledge or to understand a message or idea is affected. A reduction of overall intelligence can also be observed . Neurological deficits in executive function, working memory … Read more
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Medical Technology

Medical technology is crucial in the diagnosis and the treatment of the different aspects of traumatic brain injury. It is very important in the swift analysis, immediate surgery and recovery plans of a patient. The first few minutes after a severe brain injury is very critical. This is where the role of advanced medical technology … Read more
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Costs of Care

The costs of care for a traumatic brain injury survivor is high. It can quickly deplete any savings that the immediate family members have. A head injury is considered one of the costliest injuries that any individual can have. There are still a lot of expenses to be handled after the injured person has undergone … Read more
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