The importance of multidisciplinary team in the treatment of severe traumatic brain injury

Corina ROMAN-FILIP, Maria-Gabriela CATANĂ, Constantin Munteanu
2020 Balneo Research Journal  
Noticeable advances have occurred in the field of traumatic brain injury in the past ten years. Brain imagery provides a more precise representation of what occurs in the brain, diffuse axonal injury being an important cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with traumatic brain injury. We present 2 cases that were admitted and discharged from our department. Actually we want to emphasize differences and similarities between the two cases and to highlight different sequelae that traumatic
more » ... lae that traumatic brain injury can do in young patients. Both patients were admitted in a critical state – GCS 4 points and were discharged with an improved neurological status after approximately 30 days. We decided to present these cases to issue a warning about the rehabilitation for these patients which most of the times have a prolonged hospitalization. We wanted to highlight that the rehabilitation does not consist only in the motor part, but in the psychiatric and behaviour part too.
doi:10.12680/balneo.2020.364 fatcat:pvnw6wxeezg4jkyl36q4i7n3uu