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The Double-sided Coin of Grief
The Double-sided Coin of Grief Since the day of the accident, my heart gravitates between the two worlds of indescribable grief from earthly separation from Aaron and being thrust into navigating the ever-changing turbulent waters of brain injury. No parent ever expects this kind of catastrophic news...
Diagnosing TBI in the ER
For mild TBIs, making a clear diagnosis can be difficult. There are CT scans and physical and neuropsych evaluations. But in the future there may be simple, revealing blood tests. This is an excerpt from BrainLine's webcast After the Injury: Acute Care and TBI. See full webcast here.
Diagnosing TBI in the ER For mild TBIs, making a clear diagnosis can be difficult. There are CT scans and physical and neuropsych evaluations. But in the future there may be simple, revealing blood tests.
Invincible
Invincible I’m glad I can still remember when my dad was invincible. It’s all I kept thinking, over and over again. Is this as terrible as it sounds? Should I cry? What do we do? How did we get here?
Making a Difference #9: How You Can Help
There are many ways to help someone with a TBI -- from helping them identify barriers and provide advocacy to finding support groups.
Making a Difference #9: How You Can Help There are many ways to help someone with a TBI -- from helping them identify barriers and provide advocacy to finding support groups.
 
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HBOT: A Way to Heal the Injured Brain?
HBOT: A Way to Heal the Injured Brain?
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Problem Solving for Families After Brain Injury
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Promo Graphic: Brainline Military: TBI/PTSD Information and Resources

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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