Traumatic Brain Injury Information


 

Are you Worried About your Head or Brain?

Brain Injury checklist for adult traumatic brain injury survivors and their families.

 

AZ Leads Way to Improve Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 7, 2013. Contact: Laura Oxley, ADHS Public Information: (602) 542-1094. It is estimated that 1,000 people die every week from Traumatic Brain Injuries in the United States. If you suffer a severe brain injury in Arizona, you will likely receive the best EMS treatment available in the country, thanks to the Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care (EPIC) project

 

Post Concussive Disorder

A definition of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury developed by the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine.

 

Post-Concussive Symptomatology Checklist

A reference card for health care providers and other professionals that describes common symptoms that may follow a mild traumatic brain injury. The card uses clinical language.

 

Traumatic Brain Injuries Arizona Residents 2014

 

PTSD vs. TBI

Scholarly article on the differences between post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury. 

 

Cognitive Problems After TBI

Fact sheet on cognitive problems following a brain injury. 

 

Fatigue and Traumatic Brain Injury

Fact sheet on the issue of fatigue after brain injury. 

 

Headaches and Traumatic Brain Injury

A fact sheet on headaches, one of the most common co-morbid conditions after brain injury. 

 

Memory and Moderate to Severe TBI

A fact sheet that explains memory problems that may affect people with moderate to severe brain injury.

 

Emotional Problems After Traumatic Brain Injury

A fact sheet on the possible emotional problems someone may experience after a brain injury. 

 

Social Skills After Traumatic Brain Injury

A fact sheet that explains what social skills are, how a TBI may affect them, and some tips to improve them after TBI. 

 

Sleep and Traumatic Brain Injury

A fact sheet on commone sleep issues someone may experience after a brain injury. 

Online Resources

These websites are great resources for reliable information on TBI and SCI.


TBI


Brain Injury Alliance of Arizona: Find Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: TBI Publications

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: TBI Publications

Science Daily News - Brain Injury Common in Domestic Violence

BrainLine

BrainLineMilitary

Traumatic Brain Injury A to Z

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

Arizona Coalition for Military Families - Be Connected Program

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Polytrauma/TBI System of Care


SCI


Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Paralysis Resource Center

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation : Blog Forum COVID-19 Resources

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: SCI Publications

United Spinal Association: Publications

Sheperd Center - Understanding SCI - Helpful Resources

New Mobility

 U.S Department of Veterans Affairs - SCI System of Care Information 

Paralyzed Veterans of America

National Veterans Foundation

Arizona Coalition for Military Families - Be Connected Program