Rehab TBI

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Rehab TBI
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2015-07-18 18:31:13
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  1. Mechanisms of injury
    • Brain contusion
    • Increased ICP
    • DAI
    • CVA
  2. Medical complications
    • Fxs
    • Amnesia
    • Neurogenic B/B
    • Soft tissue damage
  3. The 2 TBIs
    • CHI
    • OHI
  4. Common causes of TBI? Leading risk factor?
    • MVA  (17%) and falls (35%)
    • ETOH
  5. Of the 2 types of damage, 
    what are the primary (5)?
    • Focal lesion
    • ICH
    • SDH
    • Contusion
    • DAI
  6. Of the 2 types of damage, 
    what are the secondary (7)?
    • Increased ICP
    • Cerebral edema
    • ischemia 
    • Cerebral hypoxia
    • hydrocephalas
    • infections
    • Seizures
  7. Coma
    • 0 reflexes
    • 0 brainstem
    • Not stable
  8. PVS
    • Stable 
    • Some reflexive response
    • BS and Brain
  9. GCS numbers
    • Mild 13-15
    • Moderate 9-12
    • Severe 3-8
  10. GCS 3 areas of measure
    • Eyes
    • Motor (most important)
    • Vision
  11. Damage caused at the time of injury or impact
    Primary damage
  12. Damage that occurs as a result of the body's response to injury
    secondary damage

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