Cognitive reasoning : New approach for rehabilitation of executive function in traumatic brain injury

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          Traumatic brain injury has both structural and functional deterioration, depending on the severity of the injury, where perception, memory, attention, decision making, reasoning and behavioral expression.  It is the integration of cognitive process that has an effect to the well being of the living-style. The rehabilitation of executive function in traumatic brain injury patients is by integrating daily activities. The process consists of the evaluation of executive function by applying the tools which can evaluate the activities that needed to be evaluated. The clinical monitoring of traumatic brain injury patients is by stimulating realistic brain management with reasoning, together with continuous promotion on the use of cognitive processes with a goal, in order to have proper behavioral expression. Therefore, in designing the important daily activities, must be considered to be in accordance with the context of each case of a traumatic brain injury patient and passed the evaluation.  This will result in being considered as achieving the success of the brain rehabilitation in the aspect of using cognitive reasoning, leading to obtaining the balance of life in the traumatic brain injury patients.


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