(BusinessWest.com) – In the U.S., 2.5 million adults and children sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year.
The Brain Injury Assoc. of America (BIAA) reports that more than 2 million of those injuries are treated in emergency departments, while approximately 50,000 result in death.
Nearly 280,000 are admitted to hospitals, after which patients transition to inpatient rehabilitation, where the goal is to get back to their maximum level of function and independence.
But what’s involved in that rehabilitation process for brain injuries? It depends on the patient. CONTINUE