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Posts Tagged ‘senior brain injury’

By On April 28th, 2016

Researchers Pinpoint Risk Factors For TBI In Older Adults

While the NFL and other intense contact sports get the most attention for their explosive collisions and subsequent brain injuries, the truth is that the majority of people who experience brain injuries are not professional athletes. In fact, children and older adults are much more likely to experience traumatic brain injury and have worse outcomes.…

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By On December 4th, 2015

Study Offers Hope To Elderly Patients With Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

A new study from the Helsinki Hospital Department of Neurosurgery suggests all hope is not lost for people over 75 who experience severe traumatic brain injury. It has become widely accepted that elderly patients with TBI-related acute subdural hematoma have little chance of surviving surgical intervention and even lower chances of recovering to an independent…

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