Traumatic Brain Injury


Subject:
The Human Body , Diseases & Conditions , Medical Treatments & Devices , Brain , Brain Injuries , Breasts , Preventive Measures

Description:
"A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the brain. Not all blows or jolts to the head result in a TBI." This site provides statistics on TBI, causes, consequences, prevention strategies and resources, and related documents. From the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncipc/factsheets/tbi.htm


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