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Traumatic brain injury (TBI), a form of acquired brain injury, occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue.
Traumatic Brain Injury can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury), or other features (e.g., occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area). Head injury usually refers to TBI, but is a broader category because it can involve damage to structures other than the brain, such as the scalp and skull.
My husband has PTSD from a refinery explosion where some coworkers burned, one passed away. A year and a half later he had a motorcycle accident resulting in a TBI and broken bones. I have a very…Continue
I am new, so pardon my ignorance! My brain injury is about 32 years old. I was 25 at the time. Not much information on brain injuries back then, as far as I know. Over the years, I have continued…Continue
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