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When is a Neuropsychological Exam Necessary?

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 8th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I wanted to talk to you about when a neuropsychological exam is necessary. The unique thing about a brain injury is that sometimes significant brain changes can be seen on a diagnostic study like an MRI [ Read More ]

TBIs and Post Traumatic Headaches

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 8th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I wanted to talk to you about post-traumatic headaches as a consequence of a traumatic brain injury. Of the 1.7 million people who are in the emergency room every year for a traumatic brain injury, 80-90% [ Read More ]

Parts of the Brain Explained Visually

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 8th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I’m here with my friend Joe, an anatomical brain model. We often go to trial together, and he helps me explain brain injuries and how an injury to a particular part of the brain affects how [ Read More ]

Mild, Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injuries Explained

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 8th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I wanted to talk to you about how medical professionals describe the severity of a traumatic brain injury.   The severity of brain injuries Medical professionals use three different categories: mild traumatic brain injury, moderate traumatic [ Read More ]

Limitations of Glasgow Coma Test

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 8th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I wanted to talk to you about the Glasgow coma scale and its limitations. A Glasgow coma scale is intended to address levels of consciousness, and it’s a scoring system that is used on an emergency [ Read More ]

How Drinking Alcohol Affects the Brain

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 8th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I wanted to discuss the effects that alcohol has on your brain.   Alcohol affects your brain in stages Alcohol affects your brain in stages, depending on how much you’re drinking. When you first begin drinking, [ Read More ]

TBI and Loss of Consciousness

Posted By: Tony Baratta | July 4th, 2020

I’m Tony Baratta. Today, I’d like to talk about the relationship between brain injury and loss of consciousness. Traumatic brain injury is a diagnosis that’s clinically based. A doctor evaluates signs, which is something that others observe, and symptoms, which [ Read More ]

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