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Jan 14, 2020

Catastrophic Brain Injury – In Their Own Words

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Victims of a car accident, fall, act of violence, or sports injury who suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI) need all types of physical help. They need to be treated by neurosurgeons, pain management doctors, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and many other health providers. For emotional and behavioral help, they may need to work with a psychologist or a psychiatrist. For many TBI accident victims and their families, hearing from other patients and [...]

Nov 19, 2019

How Can a Car Accident Lead To a TBI?

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Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) occur for many different reasons: a car crash, a slip and fall, a sports injury, or for other reasons. The common denominator is that there is usually a violent blow to the head. Victims of traumatic brain injuries need immediate emergency medical care. Traumatic brain injuries from a car crash can, according to, cause bleeding and loss of oxygen in the brain. The skull may fracture. Brain tissue may be [...]

Nov 13, 2018

Mississippi is Below Average – and We Could Not Be Happier About It

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It is not very often that folks can be proud of being below-average – but when it comes to the number of children with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), being below-average is a good place to be. MedPage Today reports that in a recent study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, “The lifetime prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among children age <17 years was an estimated 2.5%, based on parents' reports of healthcare professionals' diagnoses.” In Mississippi, [...]

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