What is the full form of TBI?

  1. What is the full form of TBI?
  1. The full form of TBI is Traumatic Brain Injury.it is a brain injury that disturbs the normal function of the brain.TBI caused when the brain is suddenly hit with the object or when objects enter into the brain tissue.TBI happens generally due to road accident, car accident, sports injuries, accident at the workplace or home, falls, etc.

    TBI is a major cause of death and disability in young adults and children every year.

    Types of Traumatic Brain Injury

    These are the common type of TBI:

    Penetrating Injury
    It occurs when an object penetrates into the brain and skull.

    Coup-Contrecoup Brain Injury
    It is an impact on the brain which causes the brain to slam into the opposite side of the site of impact. in this injury brain opposite and impact side is damage.

    Brain Contusion
    In this type of injury mild bleeding occurs under the skin.

    Second Impact Syndrome

    The effect of the second impact syndrome depends upon the location of the injury, the severity of pervious injury.it will take a longer time to heal and it can also produce scar on injury area.

    Shaken Baby Syndrome
    It is similar as diffuse axonal injury, In this syndrome, babies suffer from brain hemorrhages, strokes, broken blood vessels, and tears in the brain and brain stem.

    Symptoms of TBI

    TBI symptoms depending upon damage of the brain it can be mild, moderate or serve. TBI patient may experience the following symptoms:






    Dilated eye pupils

    Vision impairment

    Numbness in body

    Memory loss

    Breathing problem

    Slow pulse rate


    TBI diagnios by following test :

    CT scan


    These are the following treatment for TBI:


    Surgical removal of the injured part of the brain


    Cognitive-behavioral therapy

    Anger Management

    physiological counseling

    Prevention form TBI

    The Major prevention measure to avoid traumatic brain injury includes:
    Use seat belt while driving

    Wear a helmet when on a bicycle, motorcycle

    Don't drink and drive

    Fall prevention method

    Don't place obstacles in walking place

What is the full form of TBI?