Recovering from a brain injury can be a long process. Patients go through various stages of rehabilitation and recovery. Patients that can transition through each stage increase the likelihood of healing, with the ultimate goal of moving the patient as close as possible to their pre-injury condition.
Generally, there may be ten stages that a patient with a traumatic brain injury (TBI) may experience or progress through. Of course, every patient is different, and some stages may not apply to every patient. That said, this article will focus on the stages based on the Rancho Los Amigos Levels of Cognitive Functioning.
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