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TBI Rehabilitation - Assisted Living vs. Going Home

In early September of last year, I had to make a tough choice of whether I should enroll my husband in a Neurorestorative program. I had to evaluate if he was safe to come home and if it was even the right time for his development to be home. 741 more words

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Hypothermia does not improve outcome in traumatic brain injury

Although hypothermia reduces intracranial hypertension, a randomized trial in the New England Journal of Medicine found that hypothermia did not improve functional recovery as compared with standard care alone: 427 more words

First day, away.

This is hard. Being away from him.

It has been five months, on the 3rd of October.

I drove on Sunday night to get back to the apartment. 576 more words

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Anesthesia for Acute Ischemic Stroke

I refer you to this article in the British Journal of Anaesthesia by Anastasian:

http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/gca?gca=brjana%3B113%2Fsuppl_2%2Fii9&submit=Go&allch=&action=Get%20All%20Checked%20Abstracts

For these patients the time from acute ischemic stroke (AIS) to endovascular intervention is critical. 659 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

No Psych Component to WorkComp?

…..so that is why defense firms go to any means necessary to falsely classify a Traumatic Brain Injury as merely a “personality disorder” or other bogus diagnosis!!!! 234 more words

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The Impact of Multiple Concussions on the Brain in Retired NFL Players – New Diagnostic Technique Developed by UCLA Researchers

The prevalence of repeated closed head injury in sports has gained a lot of attention in the past decade. The National Football League (NFL), in particular, has received criticism for their practices surrounding brain safety. 536 more words

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Chapter 20: TBI - Closure

“Life is not about winning the race; Life is about finishing the race and how many people we can all help finish this race.”  ~ Marc Vero… 1,476 more words

Grief