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Post-Concussive Syndrome vs Traumatic Brain Injury Comparison and ContrastPost-concussive syndrome and traumatic brain injury are classified as two neurological disorders of thebrain.These two neurological disorders are considered interchangeable terms in order to describe thecommon disorder.Traumatic brain injury can usually be classified as a mild, moderate, or severe and thisis based off of the basis of the initial Glasgow coma scale (GCS) (Levin &Diaz- Arrastia, 2015).Traumaticbrain injuries are a result from road traffic accidents, that are related to motor vehicle collisions, motorvehicle pedestrian collisions, motorcycle, or bicycle accidents (Levin & Diaz-Arrastia, 2015).Otheraccountable accidents occur from sports injuries, and war-related injuries (military combat).Postconcussive syndrome is derived from a traumatic brain injury to where the symptoms from the traumaticbrain injury persist longer then what the expected time frame of one to six weeks continue to persist.These symptoms include headache, dizziness, irritability, cognitive impairment and nausea (Levin & Diaz-Arrastia, 2015).PresentationTraumatic brain injury is classified as a traumatically induced physiological disruption to the brainfunction (Reuben, Sampson, Harris, Williams, & Yates, 2015).When an individual has a penetrating ornon-penetrating injury that has caused a disruption of the normal brain pattern or function it isconsidered a traumatic brain injury.Traumatic brain injuries have three classifications.Theseclassifications can range from mild, moderate or severe depending on the symptoms that the individualis experiencing.

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Term
Winter
Professor
Stucki
Tags
Traumatic brain injury, concussive syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury Comparison

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