Category: Traumatic brain injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI)

Scott Is Doing Fine

A Day of Care Giving – Gregory Scott Daniel I am going to do this update a little different from previous updates.  Scott is doing just fine, or at least as well as can be expected but there may be…

Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and Army Medicine is taking this time to increase awareness about it. Watch this video to see Lt. Gen. Patricia D. Horoho’s message to the soldiers about how the Army is leading the charge…

Fast forward, latest on Scott – October 2009

Scott has been on the ventilator continuously since Dec 6, 2004 so his body has to be weaned very slowly. This cannot be done in a hospital setting because it would take too long and take up a bed that might be needed for a more critical patient. I now have to make the nurses who come from midnight until 8 AM, understand how critical keeping the mucus out of his lungs really is.

Brain Injuries

Brain Tissue In Traumatic Injuries Regenerated An injectable biomaterial gel may help brain tissue grow at the site of a traumatic brain injury, according to findings by a Clemson University bioengineer. Research by assistant professor of bioengineering Ning Zhang shows…

Head Injuries – What to watch for afterward

Ask Your Family Doctor Articles Developed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada The information contained here is not intended to answer specific medical questions, but is provided for general information only. Please talk to your family physician directly…

Living With Traumatic Brain Injury

In this University of Washington program, Kathleen Bell, rehabilitation physician at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), Myron Goldberg, neuropsychologist at UWMC, Robert Fraser, vocational rehabilitation specialist at UWMC and Mary Pepping, neuropsychologist at UWMC, all weigh in on…