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TBI - Grading Traumatic Brain Injury

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2008)

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• Grade 1 (mild) No LOC*, PTA† <30 min, ‡PCSS <24 h • Grade 2 (moderate) LOC <1 min or PTA ≥30 min < 24 h or PCSS ≥ 24 h , 7 d • Grade 3 (severe) LOC ≥ 1 min or PTA ≥ 24 h or PCSS ≥ 7 d The other criteria for defining mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) include the following: * Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score greater than 12 * No abnormalities on CT scan * Operative intracranial lesion * CT abnormality ================================== Mild TBI (concussion): LOC < 20-30 minutes GCS 13-15 According to league officials there are about 160 concussions in the N.F.L. and 70 in the NHL each year. "

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TBI - Grading Traumatic Brain Injury

Smirniotopoulos, M.D. JGSM - MedPix (2008)

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• Grade 1 (mild) No LOC*, PTA† <30 min, ‡PCSS <24 h • Grade 2 (moderate) LOC <1 min or PTA ≥30 min < 24 h or PCSS ≥ 24 h , 7 d • Grade 3 (severe) LOC ≥ 1 min or PTA ≥ 24 h or PCSS ≥ 7 d The other criteria for defining mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) include the following: * Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) score greater than 12 * No abnormalities on CT scan * Operative intracranial lesion * CT abnormality ================================== Mild TBI (concussion): LOC < 20-30 minutes GCS 13-15 According to league officials there are about 160 concussions in the N.F.L. and 70 in the NHL each year. "

================================== http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concussion

No MeSH data available.