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War Yields Improvements in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment

Here’s Exactly What A Roadside Bomb Does To Your Head

October 25, 2018, Task and Purpose, Ronald Glasser, M.D. 

 

Here is what we have learned from the military and what has become routine for a head injury whether in Iraq, Afghanistan or the emergency room in your city after admission for a presumptive head injury or stroke.  As soon as you enter the emergency room (ER) as a “Head Injury,” your blood pressure and breathing will be stabilized. ER doctors know the procedures and will, if there are signs of increased intracranial pressures, put you into a drug-induced coma to slow any ongoing damage to injured brain cells and protect any of the remaining healthy tissues from undergoing any secondary damage.

 

To read the full article, see: https://taskandpurpose.com/roadside-bomb-head-trauma/ 

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