Traumatic brain injury (patient information)

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Traumatic brain injury

Overview

What are the symptoms?

What are the causes?

Who is at highest risk?

Diagnosis

When to seek urgent medical care?

Treatment options

Where to find medical care for Traumatic brain injury?

Prevention

What to expect (Outlook/Prognosis)?

Possible complications

Traumatic brain injury On the Web

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]; Associate Editor(s)-In-Chief:; Assistant Editor(s)-In-Chief:

Overview

What are the symptoms of Traumatic brain injury?

What causes Traumatic brain injury?

Who is at highest risk?

Diagnosis

When to seek urgent medical care?

Treatment options

Medications to avoid

Patients diagnosed with recent intracranial trauma should avoid using the following medications:

  • Alteplase
    If you have been diagnosed with recent intracranial trauma, consult your physician before starting or stopping any of these medications.


Where to find medical care for Traumatic brain injury?

Directions to Hospitals Treating Condition

Prevention

What to expect (Outlook/Prognosis)?

Possible complications

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