Treatment options vary depending on individual patients and injuries.
Being familiar with treatments, terminology, and medical staff titles can help you understand what’s going on. There are many professionals who form the medical team, and being familiar with these roles can help you understand their contribution to the recovery process.
About the medical professionals
There are many professionals who may form part of the medical team.
Approximately half of all severe brain injuries will need surgery to remove or repair hematomas or contusions. These are often emergency procedures. In other cases, as with some brain tumours, more time is available for surgery.