Terminology: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

Some good terms from an expert witness testimony a few months ago…


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) – lesión cerebral traumática

Frontal lobe injury – lesión al lóbulo frontal

Parietal lobe injury – lesión al lóbulo parietal

ICU – Unidad de Cuidado/Tratamiento Intensivo

Nail gun – pistola de clavos

Burr hole – agujero de trépano

Coup (hitting your head) – golpe

Whiplash – traumatismo cervical

Not guilty by reason of insanity – no culpable por demencia

Spanish interpreters, please feel free to submit ideas and alternative translations for the terms listed above.  Leave a comment below, or send me an email here.

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