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

 

Cuando su Hijo (a) se ha Lastimado la Cabeza

Esta tarjeta enumera algunos signos comunes de que su niño puede haber sufrido un daño cerebral. También contiene información sobre qué hacer si usted nota estos signos después de que su hijo(a) se ha lastimado su cabeza.

Spanish version of "When Your Child's Head Has Been Hurt."

 

Did You Know

 Bring attention to brain injury. 

 

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

 

When Your Child's Head Has Been Hurt

This card lists some common signs that your child may have a mild brain injury. It also gives information on what to do if you notice these signs after your child's head has been hurt.

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

BrainLine

BrainLineMilitary

Traumatic Brain Injury A to Z

Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center


SCI


Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation: Paralysis Resource Center

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: SCI Publications

United Spinal Association: Publications

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