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Traumatic Brain Injuries LOREnteachey May, 7, 2010 Image used under a CC license from http://www.flickr.com/photos/lfamily/186532580/
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Works Cited Barclay, Laurie. “Traumatic Brain Injury.” The Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders. Ed. Stacey L. Chamberlin and Brigham Narins. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2005. 866-72. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?id=GALE|CX3435200358&v=2.1&u=cant48040&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w>. This source is basically an overview of the details of my topic. It gives an accurate account of what TBI is really like, and gives its symptoms and affects. “Brain Injury Linked To Traumatic Stress.” CBS News Health. CBS Interactive, Inc., 30 Jan. 2008. Web. 27 Apr. 2010. <http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2008/01/30/health/main3770884.shtml?tag=mncol;lst;1>. This cource is about a link between TBI and PTSD. This article explains how research on TBI can help aid those with PTSD. Fernandez, Elizabeth. “New treatments for traumatic eye injuries.” SFGate.com. Hearst Communications, Inc., 9 Mar. 2008. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://articles.sfgate.com/2008-03-09/bay-area/17167856_1_eye-injuries-polytrauma-veterans-affairs>. This article talks about links between eye damage and TBI. It shows that investigation and researhc in TBI can have good effects for those blinded by traumatic injuries. This also might have a good use in the non-army world. Gardner, Amanda. “Traumatic Brain Injuries Linked to Long-Term Health Issues for Iraq Vets.” ABC News Health. ABC News Internet Ventures, 4 Dec. 2008. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Healthday/story?id=6395686&page=1>. This article talks about the long term affects of TBI. For example, brain tumors and other abnormalties can occur after many years of having TBI. Hefling, Kimberly. “Treating brain-injured vets over long term.” The Washington Times. The Washington Times, LLC., 1 Apr. 2010. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2010/apr/01/how-to-treat-brain-injured-over-long-term/>. This article is about finding ways to treat aging TBI patients in the future. It talks about the difficulty of the task and the various unknowns of the situation. Iraq’s Brain Trauma Impact. CBS News. CBS Interactive, Inc., 25 Mar. 2005. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=682696n>. This video is about the serious effects of TBI. It shows how drastic the injury really is. It also shows how devasting the recovery process is and how it physically and mentally affects a person with TBI. Roberts, Chris. “War on brain injuries: Researchers study effects on soldiers.” El Paso Times [El Paso] 9 Apr. 2010: n. pag. Web. 4 May 2010. <http://www.elpasotimes.com/ci_14847464>. This newspaper article is about the affects of TBI on soldiers. The article talks about various details of TBI such as the symptoms and effects, and also how patients are being helped. Rutherford, George W., Dr. E-mail interview. 3 May 2010. This was my e-mail interview conducted with Dr. George W. Rutherford. It deals with 10 of my personally constructed questions and their answers. Conducted Monday, May 3, 2010. Zoroya, Gregg. “360,000 veterans may have brain injuries.” USA Today. USA Today, 5 Mar. 2009. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2009-03-04-braininjuries_N.htm>. This article talks about the massive impact that TBI and brain injuries have had on veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. This article really puts the issue into perspective with its facts. - - -. “VA to increase benefits for mild brain trauma.” USA Today. USA Today, 23 Sept. 2008. Web. 28 Apr. 2010. <http://www.usatoday.com/news/military/2008-09-22-tbibenefits_N.htm>. This article talks about the benefits that soldiers and veterans with TBI could be getting in the near future. This is a good example of hope for these soldiers who deal with some serious problems.