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Developing Effective Adaptive Strategies After Brain Injury
Developing Effective Adaptive Strategies After Brain Injury Why is BrainLine blogger David Grant an incessant picture taker?
Defining Success for Children with Brain Injury
"Never doubt a child with brain injury," says Hospital Executive Amy Mansue. "These kids will overcome their injury and be successful. It's our job as medical professionals to help them find that success."

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Defining Success for Children with Brain Injury "Never doubt a child with a TBI," says Hospital Executive Amy Mansue. Kids will overcome their injury and be successful.
What Is the Glasgow Coma Scale?
What Is the Glasgow Coma Scale? This standard scale measures levels of consciousness in a person following a brain injury. Learn how it works.
Deployment-Related TBI and Co-Occurring Conditions
Deployment-Related TBI and Co-Occurring Conditions Learn to identify and treat the co-occurring conditions that are common in deployment-related concussion.
 
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Celebrating Her Loving, Wild, Red-Headed Boy
Celebrating Her Loving, Wild, Red-Headed Boy
"I’d burst through the ICU doors like one of Charlie’s Angels; I was there to do my job, to do anything to help Mark get better.
Dr. James Kelly Talks About Areas of the Brain Affected by Concussion
BrainLine sat down with Dr. Kelly to talk about how different areas of the brain can be affected by concussion, or mild TBI.
Why Is It So Hard to Keep Cheerleaders Safe?
Why Is It So Hard to Keep Cheerleaders Safe?
Cheerleading is a real sport with real injuries — like brain injuries. It's time to take notice.
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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. Each year there are a reported 1.7 million brain injuries in the United States, and an estimated 5.3 million Americans — about 2 percent of the U.S. population — currently have a long-term or lifelong need for help with everyday activities due to TBI. Most brain injuries are mild and are also known as concussions. Usually people recover from a concussion in a matter of weeks but sometimes symptoms can persist. BrainLine.org, a free educational website, provides authoritative information about brain injury symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. For people living with a brain injury, their families, and professionals in the field, BrainLine also offers an online community of support through our social networking sites.


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