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Video: Frontal Lobe Damage Impacts Behavior 403

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Video: Flooding – Becoming Overwhelmed After Brain Injury

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Link: Symptoms of Brain Injury

Any brain function can be disrupted by brain trauma: excessive sleepiness, inattention, difficulty concentrating, impaired memory, faulty judgment, depression, irritability, emotional outbursts, disturbed sleep, diminished libido, difficulty switching between two tasks, and slowed thinking. Sorting out bonafide brain damage from the effects of migraine headaches, pain elsewhere in the body, medications, depression, preoccupation with financial loss, job status, loss of status in the community, loss of status in the family, and any ongoing litigation can be a formibable task.

The full text can be found at http://www.braininjury.com/symptoms.shtml.

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Link: Recommendations for optimal ICD codes to study neurologic conditions – a systematic review

Administrative health data are frequently used for large population-based studies. However, the validity of these data for identifying neurologic conditions is uncertain.

This may rest in the realm of research obscura; however, it may benefit some who dig through their records or come across coding in their search for answers.

The full text can be found at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3430709/.

 

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