Blog Posts in December, 2014

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  • Biomedical Engineering Works to Detect Minor Brain Injury

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 31-Dec-2014

    While it is relatively easy to spot the signs of serious traumatic brain injury, it is harder to detect subtle or “minor” brain injuries, although these types of trauma can also cause long-term damage. Now, biomedical engineering may be able to provide some answers for ways to detect these minor brain injuries and to treat them appropriately, thereby possibly limiting the damage caused ...
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  • Executive Functioning Impairment Predicts Poor Caregiver Health Status

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 30-Dec-2014

    A traumatic brain injury frequently affects the frontal lobe-the large area of the brain that is vulnerable to the sharp, bony ridges of the skull that protrude from the eye and nose area. The prefrontal lobe is important for a set of skills such as problem-solving, planning, abstract thinking, decision making, and inhibition of inappropriate responses-skills known as executive functioning. As the ...
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  • Healthcare use by children after a traumatic brain injury.

    Posted By Scarlett Law Group || 30-Dec-2014

    When a child sustains a moderate to severe traumatic brain injury, it is difficult to predict and track outcome because certain deficits may not be recognized until their corresponding developmental milestones have been reached. A long-term health care plan using a consistent team can help to record, recognize, and address potential deficits over time. Without this consistency and expectation ...
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