Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Did you know that wearing a helmet can reduce head injuries by over 70%?
Did you know Mission Hospital sees over 2,000 head injuries a year and
our neurotrauma teams provides comprehensive injury management to any
patient who has a concussion or traumatic brain injury? We will coordinate
your care with specialists in many fields, including, physical therapists,
speech therapists, neurologists and others.
Accidents or unintentional injury is the #1 killer of youth in the United
States. It is the silent epidemic that is plaguing our country. When the
injury happens to the brain, it can result in requiring surgery and long
stays in the hospital. People can recover from a brain injury or it can
leave a person unable to perform daily living activities or sometimes
cause death. For this reason, preventing the accident or injury is a priority.
Often, a person who has had an injury to the brain will be brought to the
hospital to be evaluated by a team of doctors, nurses and specialists.
At Mission Hospital, we take TBIs very seriously, as outlined in these sections:
Injuries to the brain structure
Minor, moderate and severe Concussion and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Mission Hospital's protocols
Would you like to learn more about our TBI care? Call us today at (877) 459-3627.