Brain Injury Medical Concern Resources
As with any injury or illness, there are special medical concerns associated with brain injury. This section will help address those concerns and train you on how to handle them should they arise.
In this section we will address:
Medication Management and Medication Management video. Please also view our guide on Medication Management.
Blood Pressure and Blood Pressure Log
Blood Clotting issue: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Seizures / Convulsiones (Español) and Seizure video
Troubleshooting and Preventing Seizures / Prevención & Solución de Convulsiones (Español)
Abnormal Muscle Tone issue: Spasticity
Abnormal Bone Growth issue: Heterotrophic Ossification (HO)
Assessing Pain: FLACC Scale
When to Call the Doctor
There are specific medical concerns that require the attention of your doctor. Learn more here.