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

@article{Belanger2009CognitiveSO,
  title={Cognitive sequelae of blast-related versus other mechanisms of brain trauma},
  author={Heather G Belanger and Tracy S Kretzmer and Ruth E. Yoash-Gantz and Treven C. Pickett and Larry A Tupler},
  journal={Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={1 - 8}
}
Abstract 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… 
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