Cognitive sequelae of blast-related versus other mechanisms of brain trauma.

  title={Cognitive sequelae of blast-related versus other mechanisms of brain trauma.},
  author={Heather Belanger and Tracy S Kretzmer and Ruth E. Yoash-Gantz and Treven Pickett and Larry A. Tupler},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS},
  volume={15 1},
The use of improvised explosive devices has become the hallmark of modern warfare and has resulted in an ever-increasing number of blast-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). Despite this fact, very little is actually known about the cognitive sequelae of blast-related TBIs. The purpose of the current study was to compare patterns of performance on neuropsychological measures in subjects who have sustained TBIs as a result of blast (or explosion) with those who have sustained TBIs from non… CONTINUE READING
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