Traumatic Brain Injuries
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- Do you have to lose consciousness in an accident to sustain a serious brain injury?
It is often suggested by insurance companies that no loss of consciousness following an accident means no possibility of a brain injury. Quite simply, this is a self serving conclusion which is contradicted by current medical science and is not true.
- Imaging Studies for Traumatic Brain Injuries
Medical providers now have a wide array of imaging tools at their disposal when it comes to diagnosing and treating Traumatic Brain Injuries. The purpose of this article is to briefly describe the different types of imaging studies now available.
- What is a diffuse axonal injury?
Unlike brain trauma that occurs due to direct impact and deformation of the brain, a diffuse axonal injury is the result of traumatic shearing forces that occur when the head is rapidly accelerated or decelerated, as may occur in auto accidents, falls, and assaults.