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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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To currently detect a brain injury, doctors use a physical examination, a series of screening questions for cognitive and neurological symptoms and often order a CT scan to confirm the diagnosis of TBI. CT scans have become the standard of care to acutely look for bleeding or swelling in the brain.
"This large-scale study supports previous work and indicates that there continues to be risk for both psychiatric conditions and suicide among those with a history of TBI receiving VHA care," the authors write.
Additionally, among suicide decedents, they report that the odds of using firearms as a means of suicide was significantly increased for those with moderate or severe TBI as compared to those without a history of TBI.
What is becoming clear, is that even relatively mild TBI can have far-reaching consequences that last well beyond the initial symptoms.
The GCS has become a conventional diagnostic tool for grading TBI severity into three categories: mild (GCS: 13-15), moderate (GCS: 9-12), and severe (GCS: 3-8).
NeuroVive has also partnered with TRACK -TBI, a network of leading TBI researchers in the US with the mission to improve clinical trials in TBI.
The administration of curcumin (100 mg/kg) was noted to significantly reduce secondary brain injury induced by TBI such as reduced brain water content as an indicator of cerebral oedema, oxidative stress, neurological severity score, and neuronal apoptosis.
The most important implication of this study was the finding of the marked increase in incidence of TBI preceding clinical PD diagnosis and the authors emphasized the possible importance of earlier diagnosis of PD for primary prevention of TBI.
Disability resulting from TBI is not limited to sensory-motor impairment, but includes cognitive communicative deficits, emotional disorders, behavioral and personality changes, neuroendocrine problems, swallowing disorders, epilepsy, loss of bladder control and various systemic effects2.
TBI's presence in the UAE will also allow the bank to further promote investment opportunities in Iraq and to establish relationships with key institutions within the UAE's banking and finance sectors.
As a leading technology distributor, TBI advises and consults on the right solutions to solve organizational challenges, especially those related to increasing bandwidth, upgrading outdated systems, adding new services and migrating or deploying cloud solutions.