The Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps provides prehospital care to victims of traumatic brain injury. The most common causes of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are vehicle crashes, falls, sports injuries, and violence. Each year 50,000 persons die from brain injuries and 80,000 to 90,000 people experience long-term disability. Thus, there is a saying used by doctors, “Touch the brain, never the same”.
TBI is defined as an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by ...Continue Reading →