Emerging Science in TBI Care: Diagnosis and Treatment: The Quadruple Aim: Learning & Growth, Readiness, Experience of Care
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC MILITARY HEALTH SYSTEM
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Traumatically induced structural injury or physiological disruption of brain function as a result of external force to the head New or worsening of at least one of the following clinical signs Loss of consciousness or decreased consciousness Loss of memory immediately before or after injury Alteration in mental status confused, disoriented, slow thinking Neurological deficits Intracranial lesion DoD definition parallels standard medical definition CDC, WHO, AAN, ACRM.
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