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Pediatric Mild-Traumatic Brain Injury and Long Term Consequences
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Cognition is the act of knowing or thinking. Cognitive abilities include the ability to choose, understand, remember and use information. Cognition also includes attention and concentration; the ability to process and understand information; memory; communication; planning, organizing, and assembling; the ability to utilize reasoning, problem-solving, decision-making, and judgment; and the ability to controlling impulses and desires and being patient. Cognitive consequences of TBI depend greatly on what regions of the brain the injury affects.
Reducing intracranial pressure in patients with traumatic brain injury
A traumatic brain injury TBI , also known as an intracranial injury , is an injury to the brain caused by an external force. TBI can result in physical, cognitive, social, emotional and behavioral symptoms, and outcomes can range from complete recovery to permanent disability or death. Causes include falls , vehicle collisions and violence. Brain trauma occurs as a consequence of a sudden acceleration or deceleration within the cranium or by a complex combination of both movement and sudden impact. In addition to the damage caused at the moment of injury, a variety of events following the injury may result in further injury.
A CDC study external icon published in Sports Health reports youth tackle football athletes ages 6 to 14 sustained 15 times more head impacts than flag football athletes during a practice or game and sustained 23 times more high-magnitude head impacts. Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link. Section Navigation.