brain injury

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Brain injury is a condition in which the brain is damaged due to an injury. Brain injury often results when the head violently and suddenly hits an object or when an object deeply pierces the head. The symptoms of brain injury vary from mild to severe depending on how much the brain has been damaged.
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what's a traumatic brain injury?

Brain damage

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TBI- traumatic brain injury is when the brain is injured from a strike, fall, accident, explosion or any other concussive injury to the head injuring the underlying soft brain tissue. They can be mild from concussion to severe such as persistent vegetative state.
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Dr. William Goldie answered:

Slight and transit brain injury?

Good question

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The brain is very complex. Brief disruption can happen, and full recovery can occur. A transient ischemic event can happen. Concussion can happen. A seizure can happen. A migraine can happen. A psychotic break can happen. All can recover fully or leave deficits. A good neurologist can help determine cause and effect.
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Can brain injury lead to autism?

Not by definition

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A brain injury under the age of three,would fit the research definition as a cause of cerebral palsy and any associated limitations would be part of it. After three, the limitations would be brain injury related. The complex interplay of language,social and other features of autism do not fit a the pattern of an injury as it affects too many different areas of the brain at the same time.
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Can you recover from brain-injury?

Yes and no

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There is a "S" curve of recovery. Recovery may stall or be slow at first, then pick up sharply with remarkable effect, but then slow again short of full recovery. Careful directed therapy, careful use of medications, and good motivation all play a part in how complete the recovery may become.
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What are the tests for brain injury?

Neuro exam, MRI

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While there are many tests for brain injury, MRI is the most sensitive test to show brain injury from a test perspective. Neurological examination is the hallmark of patient evaluation. Neuropsychometric testing will help determine functional abnormalities after brain trauma.
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Can a brain injury cause dysarthria?

Yes

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If it affects the part of the brain that controls the mouth and tongue
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Dr. Vasu K. Brown answered:

How is brain injury observation done?

Constant vigilance

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The patient should be checked every two hours for the first 24 hours after the injury. If the patient is asleep, he or she should be awakened. seek emergency help if they are unusually sleep, confused, restless, agitated, nausea, vomitting, headache, unequal pupil size
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What is a dissecting brain injury is?

Brain injury

Cerebrum
Sounds like you are talking about a dissecting vascular injury where a blood vessel is "dissecting" which means the wall of the blood vessel is being dissecting by blood that has been pushing in between the normal anatomical layers of the blood vessel
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How does one get hypoxic brain injury?

O2 & circulation

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In general, if you can't get enough oxygen in your blood (PE, suffocation, lung disease, tracheal injury...) or cannot circulate blood to your brain (bad heart/acute or chronic, vascular injury, stroke, brain swelling...) you will suffer hopoxic brain injury in a short time.
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How do you define anoxic brain injury?

No oxygen

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An anoxic brain injury is caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain. This can be global in nature, as in chocking or near-drowning, or it can be local, as in a stroke.
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