Definitions
Nervous system
Parts of the Brain
S/S
Tx/Prevention
100

TBI results from an external mechanical force that results in an __________ of brain function.

alteration

100

Referred to as CSF

Cerebral spinal fluid

100

controls deliberate actions, interprets sensory messages from sight, smell, touch and taste, governs thought and speech

Cerebrum

100

Loss of consciousness

physical

100

Fundamental component of treatment

Rest

200

Bleeding in the brain or its surrounding tissues

brain hemorrhage

200

composed of the brain and spinal cord

Central nervous system

200

Responsible for coordination and movement and maintaining posture and balance

Cerebellum

200

Ringing in the ears

Sensory

200

Type of exercise that may be acceptable during recovery

Low-impact cardio

300

Types of contusions that can result from TBI

coup, countrecoup, and coup-countrecoup

300

Composed of nerves located outside the brain and spinal cord

Peripheral nervous system

300

Responsible for conducting impulses throughout the brain and conducting certain visual and auditory reflexes

Midbrain

300

Feeling dazed or confused

Cognitive

300

Primary form of prevention

Education

400

a second concussion received before the s/s of first concussion have been resolved

second impact syndrome

400

Parts of the peripheral nervous system

somatic and autonomic

400

Acts as a bridge between two or more sections of the brain; responsible for conducting certain impulses throughout the brain; responsible for relexive actions such as chewing and salivation

Pons

400

Anxiety, depression, mood swings

Behavioral

400

3 lifestyle focus areas to aid in recovery

Stress reduction, good nurtition, good sleep hygiene

500

Progressive degenerative disease of the brain triggered by brain trauma

Chronic traumatic Encephalopathy

500

Number of pairs of spinal nerves

33

500

Controls involuntary actions such as respiration, heartbeat, blood pressure, swallowing and coughing

Medulla oblongata

500

Dizziness

Physical

500

New FDA approved device to help prevent concussions

Q collar

Click to zoom