Category: Brain Injury

Second impact syndrome after a car accident: What is it, and what’s the typical treatment?

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Second impact syndrome after a car accident

Concussions are the mildest form of traumatic brain injury, and they occur after an impact to the head. Car accidents victims often suffer concussions after hitting their heads during the crash or experiencing whiplash during the sudden deceleration, causing the brain to shake within the skull. Continue reading “Second impact syndrome after a car accident: What is it, and what’s the typical treatment?”

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What if you suspect a brain injury after a car accident? (Four tests your doctors may recommend and what they help diagnose)

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Female doctor examining a brain cat scan

A brain injury following a car accident isn’t always obvious. It can take a day or more for symptoms to appear. People with brain injuries do not always lose consciousness, and sometimes symptoms aren’t apparent to the victim. If you were in a car accident and feel dazed or “out-of-it,” or if family and friends think you are behaving strangely, get yourself to the doctor as soon as possible.

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