Brain Injury Awareness Month
National Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness Month is observed every year in September. This observance serves to raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries, prevention strategies and treatment/management measures. There are various types and causes of TBIs, closed, penetrative, concussions, contusions and oxygen-related TBIs to name a few (Cary-Alvarez, n.d.). Closed traumatic brain injuries are a result of the brain hitting the skull due to direct impact whereas penetrative TBIs are cause by an external object penetrating both the skull and brain.
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