The continuum of rehabilitation for patients with traumatic brain injury is broadly
segmented into three stages that follow the initial acute medical intervention.
The diagram below depicts brain injury treatment in an orderly progression from
trauma care to community integration. But very little about brain injury is orderly.
Common stages. In the first few weeks after a brain injury, swelling, bleeding or
changes in brain chemistry often affect the function of healthy brain tissue.
Currently our veterans are provided with basic rehabilitation
services for a limited period of time after they are released from the hospital. The Veteran's Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Services Improvement Act would make a much needed change in the way our v... More »
What happens in rehabilitation? Similar to the acute care facility, the TBI patient
will be cared for by a team of professionals who specialize in the care of trauma ...
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) affects more than 1.5 million Americans each year.
Yet no two injuries are alike nor do they create the same challenges for patients ...
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Brain injury rehabilitation involves two essential processes: restoration of ...
Individuals with traumatic brain injuries are often unaware of their errors and can
? Rehabilitation is an important part of the recovery process for a TBI patient ...