Brain Injury: Treatment Strategies for the Nurse

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The human brain is a remarkable organ that controls every aspect of human life. It is responsible for emotions, thought, movement, sensation, speech, and many other day-to-day functions, not to mention basic life-sustaining functions. For an organ that is important to life, it is very fragile. Damage to the brain can result from a variety of causes, but trauma is the most common cause of brain injuries. Impairment from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is dependent on the cause of the injury, the location of the injury, and the extent of the damage. The interrelationship between the damaged neurologic system and other body systems causes impaired functioning of these other systems. Caring for a person with a traumatic brain injury requires you to have unique assessment and management skills. In this course, you will learn about the components of a comprehensive nursing assessment as well as common abnormal findings. You will also learn about the nursing care needs of a person with a TBI to include in the plan of care.

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The human brain is a remarkable organ that controls every aspect of human life. It is responsible for emotions, thought, movement, sensation, speech, and many other day-to-day functions, not to mention basic life-sustaining functions. For an organ that is important to life, it is very fragile. Damage to the brain can result from a variety of causes, but trauma is the most common cause of brain injuries. Impairment from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is dependent on the cause of the injury, the location of the injury, and the extent of the damage. The interrelationship between the damaged neurologic system and other body systems causes impaired functioning of these other systems. Caring for a person with a traumatic brain injury requires you to have unique assessment and management skills. In this course, you will learn about the components of a comprehensive nursing assessment as well as common abnormal findings. You will also learn about the nursing care needs of a person with a TBI to include in the plan of care.

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