Headaches among Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom veterans with mild traumatic brain injury associated with exposures to explosions.

@article{Ruff2008HeadachesAO,
  title={Headaches among Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom veterans with mild traumatic brain injury associated with exposures to explosions.},
  author={Robert Louis Ruff and Suzanne Smith Ruff and Xiao-Feng Wang},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={941-52}
}
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common injury type among Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom (OIF/OEF) veterans, and headaches are a frequent consequence of TBI. We examined the hypothesis that among veterans who reported mild TBI caused by exposure to an explosion during deployment in OIF/OEF, those with residual neurocognitive deficits would have a higher frequency of headaches and more severe headaches. We evaluated 155 consecutive veterans with neurological examination and… CONTINUE READING
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