How long does it take to recover from anoxic brain injury?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Recovery from an anoxic brain injury can be unpredictable. It may take months to recover, or it may take years. It is also important to keep in mind that recovery may incomplete, with the person not fully regaining their pre-injury degree of functioning.

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