Traumatic Brain Injury: Effects & Neuropsychological Considerations

South Africa

In this talk, clinical neuroanatomist Dr. Coenie Hattingh outlines the effects of traumatic brain injury on the brain, introducing and defining key terms relevant to this area, as well as primary and secondary effects of neurotrauma and neuropsychological considerations. This is relevant to the professional development of professionals working with patients who have suffered neurotrauma, as the practitioner will acquire the tools to understand these effects and their implications. Dr. Hattingh refers to excellent graphics and brain scans in elucidating this area.



  1. Terminology & Overview
  2. Primary effects of TBI
  3. Secondary effects of TBI
  4. Chronic effects of TBI
  5. Neuropsychological effects of TBI
  6. Conclusion

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