Category: Traumatic Brain Injury

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  • June
    28 2017

    Auditory Response: A Reliable, Objective Finding of Concussion?

    Concussions, a mild form of traumatic brain injury (TBI), are notoriously difficult to diagnose. This is largely due to the facts that: The symptoms of concussions can be latent, subtle and/or generic. There is currently no definitive test for detecting concussions. The findings from a recent study, however, may revolutionize the process of diagnosing concussions. […]

  • June
    12 2017

    Anxiety & Stress:  Not So Obvious Symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    Traumatic brain injuries can be devastating for many reasons. For starters, they can be challenging to diagnose because the symptoms can remain latent for days, if not longer. Another reason is that TBIs are not limited to physical symptoms. They can also have serious emotional and psychological impacts, including anxiety and stress. Have You or […]

  • June
    05 2017

    What Are the Most Common Physical Symptoms of a Brain Injury?

    A range of physical symptoms can affect traumatic brain injury (TBI) survivors. These symptoms will vary according to the severity of the brain injury and the region of the brain affected. Being aware of these physical symptoms of TBIs can be essential to knowing when it’s time to: Seek medical care for a proper diagnosis […]

  • May
    24 2017

    Choosing an Attorney for Your TBI Case

    In the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), getting medical treatment is a top priority. As soon as victims’ health has stabilized, meeting with a lawyer is also important. An attorney can help TBI survivors: Get a clear understanding of the law and their options for financial recovery Protect their rights and pursue all […]

  • May
    22 2017

    Why TBI Diagnoses Are Missed in Emergency Rooms 

    Each year, about 2.5 million Americans visit an emergency room (ER) due to a traumatic brain injury (TBI).1 Tragically, nearly 60 percent of these TBI survivors are misdiagnosed in ERs. These misdiagnoses can delay essential treatments, increasing the risks that: TBI symptoms will continue to progress. When treatments are ultimately administered, they will be less […]