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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Head trauma: An external force is applied to the head that causes injury to the skull, face, and brain. In a car accident the force can be acceleration-deceleratio ... Read More
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Head trauma: I’m thinking that you are asking about head injury . Head injury is caused by trauma to head .
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience in Family Medicine
ADD & trauma: Add (attention deficit disorder) indicates an inability to concentrate and pay attention due to distractability, caused by the way the nervous system ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Depends: Depends on severity of injury , mild thing is concussion which is quick recovery within few days , to the extent of months to years with severe head i ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience in Pediatric Neurology
Evaluate then treat: Initial evaluation is to determine if there is a condition needing neurosurgical intervention. Next comes supportive care in the hospital. Assessmen ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience in Neurosurgery
Guarded: There are many factors to consider. By definition a severe head injury is one in which the patient is in a coma. They usually have demonstrable damag ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Salivation: Maybe, but it is not an overt symptom. Slurred speech and/or nausea may be related.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Head injury: Any injury to the face, skull, or brain as a result of blunt force, or penetrating trauma. It can also occur due to rapid acceleration or deceleratio ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edwin Schuller
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple areas : Multiple areas of the brain are injured in a traumatic brain injury and this can affect different senses depending on which of the nerve pathways of t ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Bordini
31 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Varies.: Even serious heat traum is vey variable. Depends on the areas of the brain that were damaged and how severe that severe is. Most severe tbi cases ha ... Read More

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