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Traumatic Brain Injury

Department of Defense Special Report

Traumatic brain injury is one of the invisible wounds of war and one of the signature injuries of troops wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq. This special report highlights the Defense Department's efforts to care for wounded warriors suffering from this condition while promoting research to improve diagnosis and treatment.

TBI - By the Numbers

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*Data provided by Centers for Disease and Prevention (CDC)

TBI - Worldwide Totals Q1-Q3 2014

Top Stories

New Tool Helps Intrepid Center Collect Electronic TBI Data

The National Intrepid Center of Excellence received special recognition from Government Computer News for successful innovation of a continuity management tool that enables clinicians to electronically collect thousands of data points per patient, electronically, and that also pulls additional sets of information to form a robust repository of TBI-related health data. Story

DARPA Developing Implants to Help With TBI Memory Loss

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is working to develop wireless, implantable brain prostheses for service members and veterans who suffer memory loss from traumatic brain injury. Story

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