Brain injuries do happen both to aldults and children
What Are the Types of Brain Damage and How Severe Are They?
All traumatic brain injuries are head injuries. But head injury is not necessarily brain injury. There are two types of brain injury: traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury. Both disrupt the brain’s normal functioning.
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is caused by an external force — such as a blow to the head — that causes the brain to move inside the skull or damages the skull. This in turn damages the brain.
- Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) occurs at the cellular level. It is most often associated with pressure on the brain. This could come from a tumor. Or it could result from neurological illness, as in the case of a stroke.
Can I Prevent Brain Injuries?
Most injuries that cause brain damage are preventable. Here are some rules to follow to reduce the risk of brain damage:eg never shake a child
Common birth injuries and their causes
Birth injuries can result from a wide variety of factors. In this section, we’ll list a handful of birth injuries and their causes.
Some common birth injuries include: Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE); Cerebral palsy,Kernicterus.Brachial plexus injuries and Erb’s palsy,
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