How Medications Work after Brain Injury

Peter Patrick, Ph.D.
Information guide helps families, survivors and clinicians understand the effects of an head injury to the brain and reactions to medications after head trauma. Gives tips for discussing medication with a physician when a person has a TBI. 

Guide for understanding how medications work when the brain has been injured. Information explains how an injury to the brain can affect nerve cells, receptors and neurotransmitters. Describes the body's reactions to medications and how the body absorbs, eliminates, metabolizes, and distributes medications. Summarizes recent research on just how medications can affect a person after a brain injury.

Item HMWK
Pages 8
Year 2006