Accession Number:

AD1034166

Title:

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Guide for Caregivers of Service Members and Veterans. Module 1: Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report

Corporate Author:

Defense Health Agency/Defense Health Board Falls Church United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

60.0

Abstract:

A traumatic brain injury TBI happens when something outside the body hits the head with a lot of force. This could happen when a head hits a windshield during a car accident. It could happen when a piece of shrapnel enters the brain. Or it could happen during an explosion of an IED improvised explosive device. There are many causes of traumatic brain injury TBI.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE