Helmet efficacy against concussion and traumatic brain injury: a review.

  title={Helmet efficacy against concussion and traumatic brain injury: a review.},
  author={Je Yeong Sone and Douglas Kondziolka and Jason H. Huang and Uzma Samadani},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  volume={126 3},
Helmets are one of the earliest and most enduring methods of personal protection in human civilization. Although primarily developed for combat purposes in ancient times, modern helmets have become highly diversified to sports, recreation, and transportation. History and the scientific literature exhibit that helmets continue to be the primary and most effective prevention method against traumatic brain injury (TBI), which presents high mortality and morbidity rates in the US. The neurosurgical… 

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