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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
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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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A recent pilot study done by Nash et al in 2016, also establishes the utility of transocular ultrasonography in a traumatic brain injury in timely diagnosing increased intracranial pressure12.
Changing patterns in the epidemiology of traumatic brain injury. Nat Rev Neurol.
Inflammation and neuroprotection in traumatic brain injury. JAMA Neurol 2015;72:355-62.
The protective effects in traumatic brain injury and the relationship between effcacy and drug concentrations in the brain, were also assessed in an experimental study at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn).
"This study confirms the effectiveness of helmets in protecting users from head injuries but questions their effects on traumatic brain injury, especially concussion," the authors write.
Fortunately, a number of innovative doctors are working to revolutionize the treatment of traumatic brain injury.
A traumatic brain injury, also known as intracranial injury, is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide, especially in younger individuals and has also been associated with the risk of dementia in older age.
Key Words: Traumatic brain injury, Road traffic accident, Sub-arachnoid hemorrhage, Depressed skull fracture.
The rate of traumatic brain injury was 36 percent among helmeted passengers, compared to 31 percent among helmeted drivers.
More than a million people in this country live with the consequences of traumatic brain injury, at a cost to the economy of around PS15 billion a year.

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