What is Traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic Brain Injury is an intracranial injury in the brain that is caused by bad falls, accidents, and violence. Traumatic Brain Injury is appeared when brain gets severe shock or blow. Generally, brain injuries are classified into three stages: Mild, Moderate, and Severe
Brain injuries can harm people in many ways, such as people can experience memory loss, sleep deprivation, internal haemorrhaging, and possibility of death. An early treatment is highly required in traumatic and severe brain injuries.
What are the treatment options for traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic Brain Injury normally required immediate, ongoing and long term treatment whether it is minor or severe. The initial stages of treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury include sustaining life and avoiding any further injury. The later stages require participation in rehabilitation programs and assisitive technologies. Rehabilitation programs are directed to overcome, minimise, or work to lower disabilities in the patients so that they can live and work independently.
What are immediate treatment options for Traumatic Brain Injury?
The immediate treatment options for traumatic Brain Injury are as follows:
- Checking and removing of life threatening blood clots
- Medicate patients
- Monitor and operate to relieve high levels of intracranial pressure
- Put effected person on life support systems, if required
- When patient is stable, shifted to sub-acute treatment centers
What are the sub-acute treatments for traumatic Brain Injury?
Sub-acute treatment centers are the specialised care facilities in which medical staff is well trained to understand and evaluate the patient’s disabilities, impairments, and possibility of recovery. Doctors in these centers can develop a treatment plan to help patients and their families. These treatment plans can include rehabilitation programs and chronic traumatic Brain Injury treatments. These centers help patients to live independently, with the care of family, or move into long term care centers.
What are the long term treatment options for traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic Brain Injury treatment centers provides treatment in the form of
- Assistive technologies such as use of wheel chair, specialized device for mobility or speech
- Physical therapy
- Speech therapy
What is the aim of providing long term treatment to traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?
The aim of providing treatment on every step of problem is
- To make patient social again
- To overcome patient depression, emotional problems and increase self esteem
- To learn again proper speaking and communication
- To learn again walking
The ultimate goal of Center forBrain and Spine Chennai is to provide chronic care and rehabilitation programs to patients for fast recovery and make able to live independently.The centre provides excellent treatment options for traumatic brain injuries. Dr.Shyam Sundar Krishnan is a qualified and experienced Neurosurgeon in Tamil Nadu to treat traumatic brain injuries.
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