TBI is defined as an alteration in brain function, or other evidence of brain pathology, caused by an external force.
List of Abbreviations:ACRM (American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine), LOC (level of consciousness), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), PTA (posttraumatic amnesia), PTSD (posttraumatic stress disorder), TBI (traumatic brain injury), UK (United Kingdom)
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