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.
Dr. Bazarian is an emergency physician with a strong research interest in traumatic brain injury. He is associate professor of Emergency Medicine, Neurology, and Neurosurgery at the Center for Neural Development and Disease, University of Rochester Medical Center.