Meaning Brain injury
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Damage to the brain that results in impairments in one or more functions, including: arousal, attention, language, memory, reasoning, abstract thinking, judgment, problem-solving, sensory abilities, p [..]
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The implication of this term is that the individual experienced normal growth and development from conception to birth, until sustaining an insult to the brain at some later time which resulted in imp [..]
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Occurs when the head accelerates and then rapidly decelerates or collides with another object (for example the windshield of a car) and brain tissue is damaged, not by the presence of a foreign object [..]
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A patient with mild traumatic brain injury is a person who has had a traumatically-induced physiological disruption of brain function, as manifested by at least one of the following: 1) any period of [..]
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A Glasgow Coma Scale score of 9 to 12 during the first 24 hours post injury. [Click Here to Return to List]
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Occurs when an object (for example a bullet or an ice pick) fractures the skull, enters the brain and rips the soft brain tissue in its path. Penetrating injuries tend to damage relatively localized a [..]
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Severe injury is one that produces at least 6 hours of coma; Glasgow Coma Scale of 8 or less within the first 24 hours. [Click Here to Return to List]
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Damage to living brain tissue caused by an external mechanical force. It is usually characterized by a period of altered consciousness ( amnesia or coma) that can be very brief (minutes) or very long [..]
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Acute and chronic (see also Brain Injuries, Chronic) injuries to the Brain, including the cerebral hemispheres, Cerebellum, and Brain Stem. Clinical manifestations depend on the Nature of injury. Diff [..]
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Conditions characterized by persistent Brain damage or dysfunction as sequelae of cranial Trauma. This disorder may result from Diffuse Axonal Injury; Intracranial Hemorrhages; Brain Edema; and other [..]
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Penetrating and nonpenetrating traumatic injuries to an extracranial or intracranial Blood Vessel that supplies the Brain. This includes the Carotid Arteries; Vertebral Arteries; Meningeal Arteries; C [..]
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Conditions characterized by persistent brain damage or dysfunction as sequelae of cranial trauma. This disorder may result from DIFFUSE AXONAL INJURY; INTRACRANIAL HEMORRHAGES; BRAIN EDEMA; and other [..]
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The physical damage to brain tissue or structure that occurs before, during, or after birth that is verified by EEG, MRI, CAT, or a similar examination, rather than by observation of performance. When [..]
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or traumatic brain injury (TBI) describes a condition where there is long-term or temporary disruption in brain function resulting from injury to the brain. Difficulties with cognitive (thinking remembering, learning), physical, emotional and/or social functioning may occur. Use person with a brain injury or employee with a traumatic brain injury. [..]
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The physical damage to brain tissue or structure that occurs before, during, or after birth that is verified by EEG, MRI, CAT, or a similar examination, rather than by observation of performance. When caused by an accident, the damage may be called Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
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