What is a stroke?
A stroke, sometimes called a “brain attack,” occurs when blood flow to an area in the brain is cut off. The brain cells, deprived of the oxygen and glucose needed to survive, die. If a stroke is not caught early, permanent brain damage or death can result. Continue reading “Stroke Misdiagnosis”
Brain injuries are very difficult to diagnose, and this is especially true in infants and children. The symptoms of brain injuries are often not apparent for days, and the symptoms of brain injuries resemble many other kinds of injuries. Even in adults, traumatic brain injuries are often misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all. When brain injuries are not diagnosed in a timely fashion, the consequences can be quite serious. Continue reading “Brain Injury in Children and Infants”