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  • D.C. Councilmember-at-large, Phil Mendelson, presents D.C. Council Resolution to Joseph Cammarata & Ira Sherman, Pres. & Vice Pres. of the BIA of D.C.
    D.C. Councilmember-at-large, Phil Mendelson, presents D.C. Council Resolution to Joseph Cammarata & Ira Sherman, Pres. & Vice Pres. of the BIA of D.C.

    D.C. Councilmember-at-large, Phil Mendelson , presented the Resolution passed by the District of Columbia City Council recognizing the establishment of the Brain Injury Association of D.C. and its ...

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  • Secondary Injuries- Seizure Disorders
    Secondary Injuries- Seizure Disorders

    Another possible secondary injuries as the result of a traumatic injury, and after the primary brain injury has occurred, are seizure disorders. Seizure Disorders: in the medical terms, a seizure is ...

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  • Secondary injuries- Increased Intracranial Pressure
    Secondary injuries- Increased Intracranial Pressure

    Another secondary injury possible as the result of a traumatic injury and after the primary brain injury has occurred, is increased intracranial pressure (ICP). ICP occurs because the brain is ...

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  • Secondary Injuries- Hydrocephalus
    Secondary Injuries- Hydrocephalus

    The next injury possible as the result of a traumatic injury and after the primary brain injury has occurred, is hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is the flow of fluid from the spinal cord and brain into ...

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  • Secondary Injuries- Hypovolemic Shock
    Secondary Injuries- Hypovolemic Shock

    The next type of secondary injury possible as the result of a traumatic injury and after the primary brain injury has occurred, is hypovolemic shock. Hypovolemic shock is when a person who has had a ...

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  • Secondary Injuries- Hematoma
    Secondary Injuries- Hematoma

    The next possible secondary injury as the result of a traumatic injury and after the primary brain injury has occurred, is a hematoma. A hematoma is a pool of blood that forms in the body. If the ...

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