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More Injury Prevention Efforts Needed for Veterans with TBI
A brief summary of current research.
Carlson, KF, Meis, LA, Jensen, AC, Simon, AB, Gravely, AA, Taylor, BC, Bangerter, A, Schaaf, KW, & Griffin, JM. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 27 (1), pp 14–25.
In this study, caregivers of veterans with traumatic brain injury reported that nearly one-third (32%) of their loved ones incurred medically treated injuries after discharge from the inpatient polytrauma rehabilitation hospital. Most injuries were associated with falls (49%) and motor vehicles (37%).