traumatic brain injury

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traumatic brain injury

n. Abbr. TBI
Injury to the brain caused by an external force such as a violent blow to the head, resulting in loss of consciousness, memory loss, dizziness, and confusion, and in some cases leading to long-term health effects, including motor and sensory problems, cognitive and behavioral dysfunction, and dementia.
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This five-year trial is the first of its type in Queensland and will help patients from regional and rural centres with an acquired brain injury return to their own communities, Mr Pitt said.
The most common types of visual dysfunction following acquired brain injury (ABI) tend to be vision field deficits, ocular motor dysfunction and unilateral neglect.
Therefore, the purpose of this study was to develop a potential tool for assessing pain among patients with acquired brain injury with DOC in the clinical setting.
Between April 2013 and April 2014, 18,096 Welsh people were admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury.
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Luke Griggs, director of communications at Headway, said: "Every 90 seconds someone is admitted to a UK hospital with an acquired brain injury diagnosis that could lead to significant long-term disability, with the number of people affected increasing year on year.
In the early stages following an acquired brain injury there can be numerous problems with cognitive, emotional, and behavioural functioning.
The centre (far right) is a specialist neurobehavioural |rehabilitation centre for people with acquired brain injury.
Acquired brain injury in children: A parents' handbook is aimed at parents of children who have ABI.
The All-Star nominated defender (left) is an ambassador for Acquired Brain Injury Ireland and contacted them after September's final win over Mayo.
The company owns supported accommodation for people, who are suffering from mental illness or have high and complex needs resulting from degenerative illnesses, acquired brain injury or physical disability.
Sue Bleasdale, general manager for acquired brain injury, said "As we modernise we want a name that will fit with our new building.