Concussions and the Injured Brain
- Published29 Jan 2016
- Reviewed29 Jan 2016
- Author Juliet M. Beverly
- Source BrainFacts/SfN
Impacts to the head can sometimes cause traumatic brain injuries (TBI), the most common of which are concussions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that in 2010, TBI accounted for 2.5 million emergency department visits, hospitalizations, or deaths, either alone or in combination with other injuries. So what happens to the concussed or injured brain? Browse through the images and their descriptions and click on the link in each caption to read the full articles.
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