Hypoxic Brain Injury

A brain injury that is caused by a restricted oxygen supply to the brain which can lead to the impairment or death of brain cells. A Hypoxic Brain Injury can lead to short or long-term loss of consciousness depending on how long the brain was without oxygen. Other symptoms include slurred speech, general disorientation, and dropping of the face. Individuals with a mild injury can make a full recovery however this is rare in individuals with a severe injury.