Brain injury - discharge

Head injury - discharge; Head trauma - discharge; Contusion - discharge; Shaken baby syndrome - discharge

Someone you know was in the hospital for a serious brain injury. At home, it will take time for them to feel better. This article describes what to expect during their recovery and how to help them at home.

When You're in the Hospital

What to Expect at Home

Behavior and Social Interaction

Muscles, Joints, and Movement

Diet and Swallowing

Tips for Daily Life

Bladder, Bowels, and Bathing

When to Call the Doctor