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Tampa Bay Definitions Related To Traumatic Brain Injury

According to the Florida Department of Health[1] Florida Injury Facts: A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. The severity of traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe. In 2011, traumatic brain injuries were related to 3,551 Florida…

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Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injury And Speech Deficiencies

Tampa Bay TBI Statistics The National Institute of Neurological Disorders [1] and Stroke describes Traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a form of acquired brain injury that occurs when a sudden trauma causes damage to the brain. TBI can result when the head suddenly and violently hits an object, or when an object pierces the skull and enters brain tissue. The Centers…

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Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injury And Coma

There are few things more emotionally trying than having a loved one in the hospital in a coma. Whether your loved one was placed into a medically induced coma to decrease brain swelling or became comatose after a motorcycle or automobile accident, there is no question that he or she suffered a catastrophic injury. What is a Tampa Bay Coma?…

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Electronic Sensors Could Revolutionize Treatment And Recovery For Tampa Bay Brain Injury

Led by John A. Rogers, a professor of materials science and engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Wilson Ray, a professor of neurological surgery at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, researchers have created a new class of small, naturally dissolving electronic sensors that could be revolutionary for brain injury treatment and recovery.  The…

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Long Term Effects Of Tampa Bay Brain Injury

Most people are unaware of the scope of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or its overwhelming nature. TBI is a common injury[1] and may be missed initially when the medical team is focused on saving the individual’s life. Before medical knowledge and technology advanced to control breathing with respirators and decrease intracranial pressure, which is the pressure in the fluid surrounding the brain, the death rate…

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Tampa Bay Traumatic Brain Injury And Link To Suicide

According to the Florida Department of Health, a traumatic brain injury[1] (TBI) is caused by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. The severity of traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe.  In 2012, traumatic brain injuries were related to 3,798 deaths. In addition, there…

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What Is a Tampa Bay Brain Injury?

The brain controls everything we say, do, think, and feel. It keeps us alive through breathing, circulation, digestion, hormones, and the immune system. Through the brain, we experience emotion and express ourselves.  The human brain can even store more information than all the libraries in the world. What is a Florida Brain Injury? Brain injury refers to the occurrence of…

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Hearing Loss After Tampa Bay Brain Injury

The Center for Disease Control[1] (CDC)estimates that as many as 5.3 million Americans are living with brain injuries at any given time, and a significant head injury occurs about every 21 seconds. In 2010, about 2.5 million emergency department visits, hospitalizations or deaths were associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI). The CDC further provides: 5 to 10% of athletes will…

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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month In Tampa Bay

The Brain Injury Association[1] of America (BIAA) leads the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an awareness campaign in March each year. The theme for the 2015 to 2017 campaign is: Not Alone. The Not Alone campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of people with…

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Tampa Bay Claim For Concussion And Post-Concussion Syndrome

What is a Tampa Bay Concussion? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) that usually occurs after a blow to the head. Concussions can be caused by any number of causes including car accidents, falls, as well as sport-related injuries.  The symptoms of concussion can include headaches, inability to concentrate, and impairment of memory, judgment, balance and/or coordination.…