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Our data suggests that traumatic brain injury (TBI) may account for up to one third of battle-related injuries in today's war. Although the majority of these injuries are classified as mild in severity, service members with severe or penetrating TBI can be faced with many challenges. Injuries sustained on the battlefield require a slightly different(More)
Dr. Sonja Batten, Lt Col Sarah Beal, Dr. Joseph Bleiberg, CPT Paul Boccio, Ms. Theresa Boyd, Dr. Keith Cicerone, Dr. Paul Comper, Dr. Douglas Cooper, Dr. Micaela Cornis-Pop, LT Tara Cozzarelli, Maj David Dickey, Ms. Selina Doncevic, CDR Kim Ferland, Ms. Elizabeth Findling, Dr. Louis French, COL Nancy Fortuin, CDR John Golden, Dr. Matthew Gonzalez, Dr. Wayne(More)
OBJECTIVES The study investigated the clinical validity of the cognitive screening component of the Military Acute Concussion Evaluation (MACE) for the evaluation of acute mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) in a military operational setting. METHODS This was a retrospective data study involving analysis of MACE data on Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation(More)
This article will address and describe the military continuum of care and its implications for the health care providers intimately involved in the treatment of service members who sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBI). Clinical Practice Guidelines have been created and distributed for treatment of TBI sustained by service members in both the deployed(More)
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