Tag Traumatic Brain Injury
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Overview

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an insult to the brain from an external mechanical force, potentially leading to an altered level of consciousness and permanent or temporary impairment of cognitive, physical, and psychosocial functions.
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Assessment

OVERVIEW TBI assessment involves: determining nature and severity of TBI diagnosing underlying causes, complications and associated injuries identify indications for monitoring and therapies determining prognosis HISTORY General (AMPLE) Allergies and ADT Medications Past history and pregnancy status last meal Events…