The nature and extent of the cognitive impairment following TBI can range widely, depending on the severity and positioning of the injury. If a focal brain injury transpires, the outcome could be comparable to an injury provoked by a CVA (Cerebrovascular accident or stroke), such as:
Impacting the ability of the patient to communicate either written, spoken or both.
The loss of ability to do motor skills due to brain injury
Involves inattention of sensory on one side of the body and over attention of sensory on the other.
Involves understanding how objects are in relation to space
Nevertheless, these are the usual findings following TBI. Due to the mechanisms of acceleration-deceleration, the most common symptoms include and memory deficiency, difficulty in adhering to new data, solving problems, planning, and problems linked to impulsivity and self-control.
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