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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He was taken to Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin in the early hours of the next day but died of brain trauma.
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A group of ophthalmologists and optometrists from the US present the most relevant information on ocular microbiology, lab tests and procedures, pharmaceutical agents, and side effects, and the risk factors, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, and management of diseases, traumatic injuries, glaucoma, brain trauma, neuro-ophthalmic disease, cataracts, immune disease, ocular emergencies, in-office systemic emergencies, pediatric issues, and other conditions.
Mr Richards, of West Avenue, Stoke, said: "I had multiple fractures in my skull and brain trauma.
The research reinforces other evidence that brain trauma can set off a long degenerative process resulting in the confusion, memory loss, and disorientation that mark Alzheimer's disease.
GABA levels can change after that kind of brain trauma, and the findings support the idea that treatments designed to influence GABA levels might improve learning.
The Ennis man has suffered from a mental disorder since 1999 when he suffered a severe brain trauma after a concrete block was dropped on his head during an assault.
However, these "worthwhile" data "probably can't be replicated," he writes in an editorial accompanying the report by Roemer's team, because the 1950's practices that led to the alleged brain trauma no longer confront most U.
It took another hour to rush her to the nearest hospital, which did not have the expertise to operate, and three more hours before she reached Montreal's brain trauma unit.