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October 2017 Archives

How can sleep patterns indicate the recovery of a TBI?

Accident victims can suffer a wide variety of injuries ranging in severity. While some victims are lucky to walk away from the scene of an accident with little to no injuries, others are in serious and dire conditions that require immediate and continuous medical treatment. A traumatic brain injury is one of the most severe injuries a victim could suffer, and it is one of the most challenging injuries to recover from. Because it can take months and even years to improve a victim's health and condition, the recovery process is likely to most difficult on TBI victims.

Recovering compensation following a brain injury

In the unfortunate event of an accident, we all hope that we can walk away from the incident with little to no injuries. But this is considered to be a rare event because in most automobile collisions, victims suffer some form of injury, even if it is not immediately apparent. One injury that might take time to develop or show signs of is a brain injury. While one would think any trauma to such a vital organ would be visible immediately, the most challenging aspect of a brain injury is the fact that it could take hours, days and even weeks to show clear signs of an injury.

What are the different types of brain injuries you could suffer?

Being involved in a serious accident is a shocking and unexpected event. Even more so, dealing with the aftermath of the accident can be overwhelming for accident victims. This is especially true for those suffering injuries to their head. A head trauma could be the cause of serious and significant brain injuries; therefore, it is an injury that should not be taken lightly. For some victims, an injury to the brain could alter his or her life completely, even causing long-term or permanent disabilities.

Medicare paid $1.5 billion for defective heart devices

Hearing news that your health is not well can be difficult to process. While medical professionals will recommend a treatment plan, this does not always mean taking a medication, changing your diet or exercising more. In some situations, this could mean surgery or even the use of a medical device. Although it is not unheard of that patients will use medical devices to treat or reduce a health problem, these devices do not come without potential issues. In fact, they can sometimes malfunction, causing the patient to suffer serious injuries and health problems.

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