Brain Injury (Types, Understanding, and Consequences)

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Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) also known as an intracranial injury is commonly caused by vehicle accidents,  bad falls, and violence
A TBI occurs when there is an external  blow to the brain
Brain injuries are often classified by severity – mild, moderate, or severe
Diagnosis of all head injuries should be done by a trained medical professional as soon as warning signs or symptoms appear
TBI patients experience complications from memory loss and sleep deprivation to internal hemorrhaging and possibly death
With early treatment for traumatic and severe brain injuries, the future quality of life can be improved
The lobe of the brain important for vision is called:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe of the brain important for the sense of touch is called:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe of the brain important for hearing is called:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe of the brain important for reasoning is called:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe on the diagram labeled 1 is:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe on the diagram labeled 2 is:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe on the diagram labeled 3 is:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
The lobe on the diagram labeled 4 is:
a.  the temporal lobe 
b.  the occipital lobe 
c.  the parietal lobe 
d.  the frontal lobe 
An adult brain weighs approximately:
a. 1 lb 
b. 3 lb 
c. 5 lb 
d. 7 lb 
A person’s brain is about the size of:  
a.  their heart 
b.  their stomach 
c.  one fist 
d.  two fists 

Answers:  1.b  2.c  3.a  4.d  5.b  6.c  7.a  8.d  9.b  10. d