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does methylphenidate help with traumatic brain injury

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Several: Acutely you have headache, pain at the trauma site, possibly memory loss, over time there can be has, mood symptoms, memory symptoms, behavioral issue ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Area of damage: the symptoms of brain injury will depend on the area that is injured. You should speak to a neurologist to give more information.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
No: It's not about being politically correct. It is specific to damage from trauma (such as car crash, etc), rather than other types of damage (stroke, e ... Read More
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Not always equal: traumatic brain injury means a traumatic event has occurred to the head and brain, causing a fpr, pf braom damage. The term brain damage has a broade ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
45 years experience Neurosurgery
Brain stimulation : Brain stimulation using audio visual aides, puzzles, games and also physical exercise would help in the recovery process.
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Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Cognitive rehabilita: Approaches for management include consultation with a rehabilitation team which can provide cognitive rehabilitation, organizational strategies and me ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
You already said it: Traumatic brain injury is damage to the brain after trauma. It can be temporary or permanent depending on the severity of the trauma, patient age, and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Injury: Traumatic brain injury is a decrease in brain function that occurs after an injury- such as a blow to the head.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Rewiring: With a traumatic brain injury, a significant amount of "rewiring" in the brain must be done to overcome the damage caused by the injury. Rehabilitatio ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: A month out is too early to see how the person will be, that takes about a year. Usually the condition is static and looks about the same as they di ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evert Eriksson
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Day One: Rehab begins immediately after the injury. Most of the intensive cognative rehab begins after discharge form the icu.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Artuso
40 years experience General Surgery
Personality change: Brain injury can cause many changes in behavior. Patients may become more impulsive and short-tempered. They also can be forgetful, and slow-respondin ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Bobrin
26 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: I would first need to see the patient in the office, see what the issues are and the history, do some testing in the office and then discuss with the ... Read More
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