Traumatic Brain Injuries     By: Shawn Miscioscia
ThesisPeople everyday, all around the world, sufferfrom a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), some moreserious than others, but ...
Personal RelevanceWanted to help Support the Austin FamilyWant to raise awareness of Traumatic Brain InjuriesI have develo...
What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?                    An injury sustained to the                    head that disrupts the ...
Understanding Severeness                      Mild                           Sports Injuries                           Fal...
About Shannon AustinShannon is 18 years Old                                             PhotoBorn January 27, 1993        ...
After Affects of a TBI                    Brain Miscommunications                    Inability to move                    ...
Classifications of the Injury                    Two Categories                           Closed Head Injuries             ...
Concussions                    Are graded for there                    severeness                           Grade 1 Minor ...
Real World Facts                   Concussions are the most                   common form of TBI.                         ...
Living with Brain Trauma                   Many victims can recover                   in a short time period.             ...
Affects on you Future Plans                   Suffering a Traumatic                   Brain Injury may change             ...
A Disorder That May Follow                   Personality Disorders                                                        ...
What is Brain Dead?                    Histories Definition:                           The moment of death was             ...
TBI Taking a Toll on Families                  Affects families and                  patients                  Affects the...
Treating the Trauma                  Usually performed by                  paramedics or other so-                  called...
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Traumatic Brain Injuries

  1. 1. Traumatic Brain Injuries By: Shawn Miscioscia
  2. 2. ThesisPeople everyday, all around the world, sufferfrom a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), some moreserious than others, but still very detrimental tothe brain and its functioning.
  3. 3. Personal RelevanceWanted to help Support the Austin FamilyWant to raise awareness of Traumatic Brain InjuriesI have developed a bond with Shannon Austin simply bybeing a part of her life, and want people to know whathappened because I don’t want it to happen to any of thepeople in my life.A member of the Community of Caring
  4. 4. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? An injury sustained to the head that disrupts the function of the brain. Different Severities http://www.examiner.com/military-health-in-national/traumatic-brain-injury-did- you-know-there-are-several-typesMarcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  5. 5. Understanding Severeness Mild Sports Injuries Falls and Similar http://inthepen.wordpress.com/ category/football/page/2/ http://www.jordansternlaw.com/accident-law- Mishaps cases/slip-trip-fall-lawyers-freeport.html Severe Motor Vehicle Accidents http://www.crazeforcars.com/men-and- cars/steps-to-follow-after-a-car-accident/ Violence (Weapons, etc.)Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  6. 6. About Shannon AustinShannon is 18 years Old PhotoBorn January 27, 1993 Here!!Attended Norristown Area High School SOONStruck by a vehicle November 9, 2007crossing Trooper Road in Audubon.
  7. 7. After Affects of a TBI Brain Miscommunications Inability to move Memory Loss Difficulty Focussing http://itsaboutmythyroid.com/why-we-are-differentMarcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, MI:Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  8. 8. Classifications of the Injury Two Categories Closed Head Injuries involves an injury to the head in which the skull remains intact. Open Head Injuries a direct or forceful hit that is possibly hard enough to break the skull open.Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, http://www.morton.co.za/Web/content.aspx?page=55MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  9. 9. Concussions Are graded for there severeness Grade 1 Minor Grade 2 Moderate Grade 3 Severe http://www.best-of-web.com/pages/100308-164065-933042.htmlMarcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  10. 10. Real World Facts Concussions are the most common form of TBI. Out of 1.5 million cases 75% are Concussions http://mshl.org/news2.php?news_id=317613Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills,MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  11. 11. Living with Brain Trauma Many victims can recover in a short time period. There are still a few that can not recover in short- periods of time.Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, http://seriousaccidents.com/personal-injury/traumatic-brain-injury/MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  12. 12. Affects on you Future Plans Suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury may change you life for good. http://www.aspireforsuccess.com/category.php?category=7Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills,MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  13. 13. A Disorder That May Follow Personality Disorders http://www.medindia.net/news/healthinfocus/Personality-Disorder-32892-1.htmMarcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills,MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  14. 14. What is Brain Dead? Histories Definition: The moment of death was historically understood to be the moment the heart beat and breathing stopped. Today Definition The moment electrical activity in the brain stops, irreversibly. http://news.softpedia.com/news/Brain-039-s-Electrical-Waves-Instead-of-Fingerprints-44617.shtmlMarcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills,MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  15. 15. TBI Taking a Toll on Families Affects families and patients Affects their financial stability. Takes a financial Toll on Society. http://mondaymorningclacker.com/?p=3827Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills,MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.
  16. 16. Treating the Trauma Usually performed by paramedics or other so- called first responders. If bleeding continues it is up to surgeons to move in upon arrival to the hospital.Marcovitz, Hal. Brain Trauma. 2009. Farmington Hills, http://jamin.org/archives/2007/watching-brain-surgery/MI: Lucent, 2009. Print. Diseases and Disorders.

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