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Mild Traumatic Brain

Cognitive Communication

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What is auditory and visual information processing? A cognitive-language skill that relies on the abilities of perception, attention, comprehension, integration, retention, recall and application of information verbally or written.
What are the implications of impaired auditory and visual information processing in mild-moderate head injured patients? A patient with mild-moderate head injury may react more slowly, handle smaller amounts of information at one time and take longer when required to cognitively process the information.
Name 3 symptoms of impaired auditory/visual information processing in mild-moderate head-injured patients. 1) slowed processing of information 2) reduced ability to process lengthy information accurately 3) limited ability to process complex information accurately
Name 3 symptoms of impaired auditory/visual information processing in mild-moderate head-injured patients. 1) difficulty with sustaining attention necessary for processing information. 2) reduced memory capacity impacting retention, integration and analysis of information processed. 3) reduced processing and decreased understanding task directions.
A head-injured patient with impaired auditory/visual information processing and difficulties with sustained attention may exhibit... sensory overload resulting in inaccurate comprehension of presented information and reduced retention of presented information.
A head injured patient with impaired auditory/visual information processing and difficulties with alternating attention may exhibit the following.. the patient may exhibit difficulties alternating attention between multiple ideas resulting in difficulties integrating new information.
A head-injured patient with impaired auditory/visual information processing and difficulties with selective attention may exhibit.... the patient may exhibit difficulties in processing information in the following domains of comprehension, retention, integration, analysis, recall due to the inability to filter internal and external distractions.
A head-injured patient with impaired auditory.visual information processing and difficulties with organization may exhibit.... the patient may exhibit reduced comprehension, retention, integration, and recall of information because of difficulties organizing incoming information.
A head-injured patient with impaired auditory/visual information processing and difficulties with working memory may exhibit... the patient may exhibit limited ability to comprehend, retain and use facts and concepts because of the difficulties retaining information into working memory.
What is executive functioning? A cognitive skill that incorporates higher level skills of self-awareness, self monitoring, goal setting, planning, initiation, cognitive flexibility, tasks completion, and inhibitions that is goal-directed
How would you defined executive functioning to a family? a way to organize and direct behavior in order to accomplish a task.
Name 10 symptoms of impaired executive functioning in mild-moderate head-injured patients. 1-2 1) reduced/limited ability to detect the impact of deficits on daily demands, family relationships and work responsibilities 2) reduced/limited ability to self-monitor for errors and correction to ensure completion of a daily tasks in a timely manner.
Name 10 symptoms of impaired executive functioning in mild-moderate head-injured patients. 3 3)difficulties in planning and setting priorities for a completing a task (e.g. unable to create and decide on personal goals and priorities.
Name 10 symptoms of impaired executive functioning in mild-moderate head-injured patients. 4 4) difficulties in planning and scheduling and keeping appointments, deadlines, and completion of tasks
Name 10 symptoms of impaired executive functioning in mild-moderate head-injured patients. 5 5) difficulties in initiating, and doing daily living activities at home, work, school in a timely manner to ensure tasks completion.
Created by: kayakayak2