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How does a physician diagnose traumatic brain injury?
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Dr. Brad Bobrin
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Few things
The diagnosis is based on history of hitting one's head, the presence of absence of memory loss, imaging can be helpful, and then the history of new symptoms like ha, trouble concentrating etc, that were not there before the head injury.

In brief: Few things
The diagnosis is based on history of hitting one's head, the presence of absence of memory loss, imaging can be helpful, and then the history of new symptoms like ha, trouble concentrating etc, that were not there before the head injury.
Dr. Brad Bobrin
Dr. Brad Bobrin
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Dr. Ernest Bordini
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Varying methods
There are lots of rating scales and definitions.
Some are based on initial symptoms of concussion, see: http://cpancf.Com/headinjuryclassification.Asp depending on severity and symptoms imaging studies and eegs might be done acutely. Neuropsychological testing is often the most sensitive method to determine any long-lasting effects.

In brief: Varying methods
There are lots of rating scales and definitions.
Some are based on initial symptoms of concussion, see: http://cpancf.Com/headinjuryclassification.Asp depending on severity and symptoms imaging studies and eegs might be done acutely. Neuropsychological testing is often the most sensitive method to determine any long-lasting effects.
Dr. Ernest Bordini
Dr. Ernest Bordini
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