Head Trauma. D r : Zohair AlAseri FRCPc, Emergency Medicine FRCPc, Critical Care Medicine FCEM UK Chairman, Department of Emergency Medicine King khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, KSA. Head Trauma. 35 year old male involved in motor vehicle collision Presented with GCS of 8By elaine
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Brain Injury . Calista Nabors, LMSW Sedrick Jackson, LCSW. What is Brain Injury . Injury to brain tissue that temporary or permanently impairs brain function “Brain injury is not an event or an outcome. It is the start of a misdiagnosed, misunderstood, under-funded neurological disease.”
Brain Injury. Concept Map: Selected Topics in Neurological Nursing. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Traumatic Brain Injury Spinal Cord Injury Specific Disease Entities : Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis Huntington’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease Huntington’s Disease
Stroke. A stroke or sometimes called a brain attack\" occurs when blood flow to a region of the brain is obstructed, the brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die.. Modifiable Risk Factors. Hypertension (most important)Cigarette smokingDiabetes Cardiac or arterial dis
Brain Injury Course. Acute Spinal Cord Injury Andy Jagoda, MD, FACEP Professor of Emergency Medicine Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Objectives. Review the clinical presentation of patients with acute spinal trauma Present the grading scales used in describing acute spinal cord injury
Ashley Tierney. Traumatic Brain Injury. What is TBI?. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability. Recent data shows that, on average, approximately 1.7 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury annually.
Brain Injury 101. Supporting Students with Brain Injury In the Classroom. OBJECTIVES. Review federal and state definitions of traumatic brain injury (TBI) Learn about the discrepancy between: Incidence rates of TBI among children and youth vs.
ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY. presented by FRANCESCA A. LaVECCHIA, Ph.D. Chief Neuropsychologist Brain Injury & Statewide Specialized Community Services Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission. AGE of ONSET. CONGENITAL (PRENATAL) Genetic Chromosomal Multifactorial Unknown
Traumatic Brain Injury. 1.6 million head injuries in US annually 250,000 hospital admissions 60,000 deaths 70,000 - 90,000 permanent neurologic disabilities Causes Motor vehicle accidents Falls. Primary Survey. Stabilize the spine Establish adequate airway E nsure adequate ventilation
Brain Injury Advocacy. Jill Hodges, Executive Director Alaska Brain Injury Network, Inc. Brain Institute Follow Up Teleconference January 14, 2013. Alaska Brain Injury Network, Inc. Track needs of Alaskans TBI survivors/family members are the experts.