TBI and its implications: A training video for continuing education for paramedics & emergency medical technicians II

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Cognitive Deficits

Abstract: Video features signs and symptoms of people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and how they may influence first responder’s management of people with these injuries. Interviews with medical staff, TBI survivors and their family members provide in depth information on the symptoms of cognitive/language and behavioral/emotional disabilities that can develop because of a TBI. Topics discussed include: memory loss, personality traits, inappropriate behavior, outbursts, impulsivity, disinhibition, and sexual emotions. Finally, pointers are given on how to directly manage and respond to a person with TBI and the hidden disabilities associated with it. This is the second of a 2-part video. Part one can be found under NARIC accession number O18282. Presentation time: 11 minutes 37 seconds.
Descriptor Terms: AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS, BEHAVIOR, BRAIN INJURIES, EDUCATION, MEDICAL PERSONNEL, TRAINING MATERIALS.

NARIC Accession Number: O18283.  What's this?
Author(s): Roth, Elliot.
Project Number: H133A080045.
Publisher(s): Midwest Regional Traumatic Brain Injury Model System (MRTBIMS), Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 345 Superior Street, Chicago, IL 60611; 800/354-7342.
Publication Year: 2011.