Pre-injury StatusBefore his injury, this patient worked asa part-time policeman. He had a veryactive social life with many friends.He loved to go out on long walks andhiking in the mountains. He alsoenjoyed playing rather violent andintense computer games.He did not have a car but was relyingon public transportation every day. Helived with his girlfriend. There were nopre-existing medical conditions.
Present ConditionAfter his injury, this patient is unableto work and is on medical disability.He lives with his girlfriend and rarelyparticipates in any social activities,mostly because he has troublerecognizing his friends or importantshared events.He plays some video games but feelshe is very slow.
Present ConditionHe can take care of all daily activitieslike bathing, dressing and eating. Hecan be left alone during the workingday when his girlfriend is out.He has used taxis and buses to getout and can shop on his own but hasnot done so often.He knows how to handle money andhas not gotten lost.
Present ConditionHe does not complain much about anyremaining symptoms.His girlfriend mentions frequentheadaches and bouts of severedepression that cause considerabledisruption of his everyday life. She feelshe suffers terribly because of them.
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