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Nervous System and Brain

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Signs and Symptoms: Neurologic Manifestations | Pain | Information Processing Disorders | Language Disorders | Learning Disorders | Perceptual Disorders

Central Nervous System: Brain Diseases | Brain Injury | Infections | Malformations | Spinal Cord Diseases | Spinal Cord Injury

Other Diseases and Disorders: Autoimmune Nervous System Diseases | Autonomic Nervous System Diseases | Cranial Nerve Disorders | Degenerative Nervous System Diseases | Dementias | Headache and Migraine | Motor Neuron Diseases | Movement Disorders | Peripheral Nerve Disorders | Sleep Disorders

Other Topics: General Nervous System and Brain | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Neural Transplantation | Surgery


Brain Injury & Brain Damage

(Jump to: General Information | Types of Brain Injury | Resulting Disabilities | Evaluation & Treatment | Cerebral Palsy )

Brain Injury General Information
Traumatic Brain Injury:AANS
Sports-Related Head Injury:AANS
Traumatic Brain Injury: Hope Through Research:NINDS
Traumatic Brain Injury:American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Coma and Persistent Vegetative State:NINDS
Traumatic Brain Injury:MedlinePlus


Types of Brain Injury
Overview
Types and Levels of Brain Injury:Brain Injury Association of Utah
Concussion
Concussion:Mayo Clinic
Concussion:AANS
Traumatic Brain Injury:CDC
Contusion
Cerebral Contusions and Lacerations:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Diffuse Axonal Injury
Diffuse Axonal Injury:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Hematoma
Intracranial Hematomas:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Lack of Oxygen
Hypoxic-Anoxic Brain Injury:Family Caregiver Alliance
Cerebral Hypoxia:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Skull Fracture
Skull Fracture:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Skull Fracture:MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Shaken Baby Syndrome:AANS
Abusive Head Trauma/Shaken Baby:Nemours Foundation

Disabilities Resulting from Brain Injury
Right Hemisphere Brain Damage:American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Dementia in Head Injury:eMedicine Consumer Health
Coping with Behavior Problems after Head Injury:Family Caregiver Alliance


Evaluation and Treatment of Brain Injury
Head Injuries:FamilyDoctor.org
Brain Injury: Severity Levels and the Recovery Process:Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
Description of Rehabilitation Roles - Inpatient:Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago


Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy:March of Dimes
Cerebral Palsy: Hope Through Research:NINDS
Cerebral Palsy.Act Early:CDC
Cerebral Palsy and Oral Health:Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Cerebral Palsy:MedlinePlus


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