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Dr. Bradford Thompson B.

Physician

Rhode Island Hospital

HQ Phone: (401) 444-4000

Rhode Island Hospital

593 Eddy Street

Providence, Rhode Island 02903

United States

Company Description

Founded in 1863, Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, R.I., is a private, not-for-profit hospital and is the principal teaching hospital of the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. A major trauma center for southeastern New England, the hospital is ... more

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Employment History

Director, Division
Neurocritical Care Society

Education

MD

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Brad Thompson, MD Director, Division of Neurocritical Care


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According to Dr. Bradford Thompson, director of the Division of Neurocritical Care at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, the smaller the lesion, the better the chance the brain will perform in this way.


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The smaller the lesion, the better recovery is expected in this way, said Dr. Bradford Thompson, director of the Division of Neurocritical Care at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

Alternatively, so-called "mirror neurons," located on the opposite side of the brain from the damaged area, can become involved in roles that the injured region used to have, he said.
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That means that in rare cases, a brain injury could damage one of these abilities more than the other, leaving the patient more fluent on the phone than in person, Thompson said.
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The first six to 12 months after a traumatic brain injury provide a good indication of how the patient will do going forward, Thompson said.


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According to Dr. Bradford Thompson, director of the Division of Neurocritical Care at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence, the smaller the lesion, the better the chance the brain will perform in this way.


The smaller the lesion, the better ...

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The smaller the lesion, the better recovery is expected in this way, said Dr. Bradford Thompson, director of the Division of Neurocritical Care at Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Alternatively, so-called "mirror neurons," located on the opposite side of the brain from the damaged area, can become involved in roles that the injured region used to have, he said. For instance, an injury to the left hemisphere of the brain, which in 95% of people controls the capacity to understand and generate language, doesn't necessarily mean the patient can never have a conversation again.

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