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