mild traumatic brain injury


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mild traumatic brain injury

An immediate and transient impairment of neural function, such as alteration of consciousness, disturbance of vision, equilibrium and other similar symptoms. Features common to MTBI  include limited or absent loss of consciousness, limited post-traumatic amnesia, and an initial Glasgow Coma Scale of ≥ 13 of 15.

mild traumatic brain injury

Dinging, mild traumatic brain injury Sports medicine An '… immediate and transient impairment of neural function such as alteration of consciousness, disturbance of vision, equilibrium, and other similar symptoms.' features common to MTBI are '…limited or absent loss of consciousness, limited post-traumatic amnesia, and an initial Glasgow Coma Scale of ≥ 13 of 15.'
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The association between the postconcussion symptoms and clinical outcomes for patients with mild traumatic brain injury. Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection, and Critical Care, 62(3), 657-663.
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Special thanks to following rehabilitation professionals in Arizona who provided input to the senior author regarding their experiences working with persons with mild traumatic brain injury: Judith Bergman, Stephen Bergman, Kathleen McAlpine, Lynda Weaver, Rae Oldemeyer, Carole Nay, Michael Simpkins, and Ruth Van Vloat.
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