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Posts Tagged ‘TBI outcomes’

By On September 24th, 2018

Neurobehavioral symptoms may predict employability after moderate-to-severe TBI

For those with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), finding employment can often be very difficult. According to some estimates, more than 60% of those who have survived a moderate-to-severe TBI Many survivors live with significant disabilities which can have a significant impact on a person’s employability, but there is evidence that physical and mental disability…

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By On March 6th, 2017

New Model Predicts Outcome For Older Individuals With TBI

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is often thought of as a “young person’s injury” because of its links with sports and dangerous activities. But, TBI also happens in homes and on roads – during falls, car crashes, and other accidents. Because of this, the injury is also common among older individuals. Unfortunately, the majority of TBI…

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By On February 14th, 2017

Study Finds Long-Term Attention Problems in Some After Brain Injury

The short-term effects of a traumatic brain injury are fairly well understood. Headaches, nausea, memory loss, confusion, and vision issues are all well-documented symptoms of a concussion or TBI that typically fade within weeks of the injury. But, what happens after these symptoms fade? Common knowledge suggests that once the symptoms of a concussion are…

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By On July 13th, 2016

TBI May Not Contribute To Alzheimer’s After All

People who experience a traumatic brain injury and lose consciousness may be at higher risk for developing Parkinson’s disease later in life. However, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the University of Washington School of Medicine were surprised to see no such link exists between TBI with loss of consciousness…

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By On June 6th, 2016

Anemia Could Lead To Poorer Outcomes After TBI

There are many factors that can determine whether a person is likely to experience a positive outcome after experiencing traumatic brain injury (TBI), and more are being found on a regular basis. According to a study recently published in World Neurosurgery, one of those factors may be a person’s history with anemia. The findings suggest…

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By On March 10th, 2015

PTSD Symptoms Immediately After Blast-Related TBI Predict Long-Term Disability

Early symptoms related to post-traumatic stress such as anxiety, emotional numbness, irritability, and flashbacks are the strongest predictors of later disability for military members effected by blast-related mild traumatic brain injuries according to a new report published in the journal Brain. Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis did not expect…

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