[PDF / Epub] ☉ Traumatic Brain Injury Author Connie Goldsmith – Thomashillier.co.uk Two soccer players collide on the field A soldier in Afghanistan is thrown to the ground during a bomb explosion A teen has an accident while riding her bike and she isn't wearing her helmet Each of t Two soccer players collide on the field A soldier in Afghanistan is thrown to the ground during a bomb explosion A teen has an accident while riding her bike and she isn't wearing her helmet Each of these incidents can produce a Traumatic Brain Injury TBI Of the million Americans officially diagnosed with TBI each Traumatic Brain MOBI :↠ year die from their injuries And that doesn't count all the unreported TBIs which experts estimate range from about two to four million incidents TBIs range from concussions to penetrating head injuries to life threatening brain swelling and coma And they have countless causes war sports car and motorcycle accidents falls and physical violence The aftereffects can be devastating including compromised memory and concentration loss of hearing physical disabilities depression brain disorders and in the worst case scenario death Find out about the different types of TBIs what causes them and how they are diagnosed and treated Along the way you'll learn about National Hockey League player Derek Boogaard and US Representative Gabby Giffords both of whom sustained TBIs with dramatically different outcomes You'll also meet teens and young adults living with TBIs and the doctors who treat them And you'll learn about amazing medical technologies that help victims recover and promise hope for the future Journal.
- 88 pages
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Connie Goldsmith
- 21 February 2014 Connie Goldsmith