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What are common causes of brain injury?

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Dr. Vasu Brown answered

Specializes in Integrative Medicine

CDC guidelines: According to cdc: the leading causes of tbi are: falls (35.2%); motor vehicle – traffic (17.3%); struck by/against events (16.5%); and assaults (10%). The link for the above is at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/traumaticbraininjury/causes.Html.

Answered 8/15/2012

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Dr. Craig Carter answered

Specializes in Thoracic Surgery

Multiple: Trauma, lack of circulation, lack of oxygen, drugs, etc.

Answered 9/28/2016

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Depends...: It depends on how you define brain injury. You could have brain injury caused by trauma (probably the biggest cause), stroke, tumor, brain surgery, bleeds, infection. I have seen brain injury caused by all of these.

Answered 8/15/2012

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Dr. Idan Sharon answered

Specializes in Neurology

Brain injury: Trauma, stroke, and injury.

Answered 11/16/2012

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