When a newborn suffers an injury either during birth, shortly before, or immediately after, it is referred to as a birth injury. Complications from birth injuries can frequently last a lifetime due to the fact that the infant must now begin to develop and mature with a disability or debilitation. The only way to ensure that a birth injury does not harm a newborn is to prevent them from happening altogether, and this task requires an understanding of what causes them.
Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms: Recognition and Treatment
Due to the delicate nature of the brain, any number of accidents or incidents can cause someone to suffer a traumatic brain injury (TBI), from car accidents to dangerous prescription drugs. Even a brain injury that could be considered mild in comparison to a traumatic brain injury can cause the victim to suffer lifelong consequences, such as memory or sensory loss. If left untreated or diagnosed, it is not uncommon for a TBI to result in death.
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