Brain injuries are extremely common in the US, accounting for millions of emergency department visits and hospitalizations every year. A further 50,000 people die each year after sustaining a brain injury. Many who survive live with permanent pain, disability, and/or dysfunction as a direct result of the brain injury sustained.
Knowing the signs and symptoms of brain injury and brain damage can help you identify brain injury in yourself and others after an accident or medical event. If you’re ever in doubt as to whether you or a loved one has sustained a brain injury, seek medical care at once.... Continue reading