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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.
I am a Police Officer and suffered what was diagnosed as a Mild TBI back in July of 2012. The consequences have been anything but mild. Was in a cruiser and struck by a car going 70 mph. Knocked out and taken to the hospital. I stated I was fine and…Continue
Does anyone feel like they talk to much about there injury or that they are constantly making excuses for what they cant do because of there injury to family and friends. Sometime I feel consumed and I feel like my wife is getting tired of hearing…Continue
I am not overreacting.I am not over thinking.I am not a drama queen.I am not fine.I am not lazy.I am not difficult. It is true when I say:I can't remember things.I can't stay focused.I can't find the right words.I can't do two things at the same…Continue
I'm trying to figure out some things about my car accident/TBI which happened back in 2002, when I was 16.Here's the story my parents told me: I was in a natural coma for 2-3 days. When I woke up from it, the doctors had to put me into an…Continue
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