Talk:Acquired brain injury
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The lead sentence defines ABI as occurring after birth. Presumably head trauma sustained during birth would count as ABI as well, though, right? Should the definition be adjusted? delldot talk 16:35, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
Actually, during birth brain injury is usually not classified as abi, from what I have read. Also, I disagree that abi should be classified in the brain damage category. Thank you. --Sabisue (talk) 17:54, 22 October 2008 (UTC)
- Thanks for clearing that up! I'm also against the merge with brain damage; one's a cause and the other's a result, there's lots of distinct stuff to say about each. delldot ∇. 08:39, 28 October 2008 (UTC)
Can you elaborate on why you do not believe it should be categorized as brain damage? I am curious about your thoughts on the distinction of the two. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 15:19, 8 April 2011 (UTC)
"usually retain their intellectual abilities" Not even in the handbook for higher education that I used as a reference for some of what I added to this article, not even in that, could I find anything referring to the impairment of intellectual abilities.
From what evidence I can find, there is nothing indicating such an impairment is at all an aspect of ABI, and therfore I am hereby removing the word "usually" from the sentence. --Neptunerover (talk) 08:09, 27 January 2010 (UTC)