Brad Hallam, PhD, discusses procedures to detect brain injury.
Loading the player...Detecting Brain Injuries and Concussions Brad Hallam, PhD, discusses procedures to detect brain injury.
Featuring Dr. Brad Hallam, PhD, R. Psych
Duration: 38 seconds
Traumatic brain injury is not always recognized on traditional investigations, such as a CT head scan or an MRI.
Because of that, the best way to understand the symptoms that someone is suffering from or to determine if a traumatic brain injury has occurred is to refer them for an independent medical assessment that tests different areas such as memory, concentration, language and spatial skills.
These are typically done by a psychologist who specializes in paper and pencil testing of these different cognitive functions.
Presenter: Dr. Brad Hallam, Psychologist, Vancouver, BC
Local Practitioners: Psychologist
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