2011
DOI: 10.1590/s1980-57642011dn05010004
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Abstract: Annually, some 500,000 people are hospitalized with brain lesions acquired after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in Brazil. Between 75,000 and 100,000 individuals die within hours of the event and 70,000 to 90,000 evolve to irreversible loss of some neurological function. The principal causes of TBI include motor vehicle accidents (50%), falls (21%), assaults and robberies (12%) and accidents during leisure activities (10%). Within this context, cognitive rehabilitation, a clinical area encompassing interdiscipli… Show more

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“…At the beginning of AD, the main characteristic of clinical features is episodic memory impairment, i.e., the patient has difficulty remembering recent events and conversations, repeats questions and stories, and has trouble finding personal objects. 45 Decreased autobiographical memory, decreased ability to learn new information as quickly as before the TBI, less proficiency to remember faces of new acquaintances, and delayed task execution after rapid or new visual presentations, are common complaints among post-TBI patients, 44 especially in DAI 9 .…”
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confidence: 99%
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“…At the beginning of AD, the main characteristic of clinical features is episodic memory impairment, i.e., the patient has difficulty remembering recent events and conversations, repeats questions and stories, and has trouble finding personal objects. 45 Decreased autobiographical memory, decreased ability to learn new information as quickly as before the TBI, less proficiency to remember faces of new acquaintances, and delayed task execution after rapid or new visual presentations, are common complaints among post-TBI patients, 44 especially in DAI 9 .…”
Section: Discussionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“… 8 The most common causes of TBI are car crashes, falls, assaults and thefts, and accidents during recreational activity. 9 It is considered a "silent epidemic", 10 being the major cause of morbidity and mortality 11 and leading cause of death and sequelae in children and young adults in western industrialized countries 12 . Annually, TBI affects around 10 million people, leading to death or hospitalization.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
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“…Ac cord ing to Chen A, cog ni tive dys func tion is the most com mon im pair ment af ter TBI [6]. For these rea sons, cog ni tive re ha bil i ta tion in volv ing both the re cov ery and the com pen sa tion of the lost func tions is es sen tial in post-TBI pa tients [7]. The re sults of some studies in di cate that cog ni tive and mo tor func tions are in ter related [8][9][10].…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 91%
“…Entendendo que essas perdas interfiram diretamente no cotidiano dos traumatizados, principalmente no seu auto cuidado (AVDs) e manejo de suas atividades instrumentais (AVDIs) (Waehrens & Fisher, 2007), equipes de trabalho de neuropsicólogos americanos vêm dedicando intensamente para a detecção inclusive dos casos mais leves de TCE, a fim de intervir precocemente sobre seu funcionamento cognitivo e evitar os danos de alto impacto adaptativo da chamada síndrome pós concussão (Freire et al, 2011;Prince & Bruhns, 2017 (Dadgari, 2017), ou a um transtorno e mesmo mudança de personalidade sintomáticos e secundários ao trauma (Baguley, Cooper, & Felmingham, 2006;Kim et al, 2007).…”
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