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Traumatic Brain Injury

How Special Needs Trusts (SNTs) Can Help Victims of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Special needs trusts are legal devices that can hold or possess certain assets on behalf of disabled individuals. Also referred to as supplemental needs trusts, SNTs can be important to protecting assets while preserving eligibility for certain needs-based government benefits....

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Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) & Alcohol: Should TBI Patients Stop Drinking Alcohol?

About 30 to 50 percent of TBI patients were intoxicated when they sustained their traumatic brain injury, and as many as 75 percent of TBI patients have a history of risky alcohol use.1 While drinking alcohol is clearly associated with...

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Can You Reach Full Recovery After a Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

Mild TBIs can cause physical, emotional and cognitive impairments. While the impacts of mild TBIs may be temporary or fleeting, whether full recovery is possible – and the time it takes to recover as fully as possible – will depend...

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New Method for Evaluating Health-Related Quality of Life for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patients

While TBI treatments focus on addressing the physical, cognitive and emotional impacts of brain injuries, it can be remarkably challenging for treatments to restore TBI patients’ quality of life. This is due, in part, to the facts that: There is...

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