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Traumatic Brain Injury

& Concussive Injury

Traumatic brain injury occurs when an external mechanical force causes brain dysfunction. 

 

Traumatic brain injury usually results from a violent blow or jolt to the head or body. An object penetrating the skull, such as a bullet or shattered piece of skull, also can cause traumatic brain injury. 

Top 10 Concussion Research Articles of 2016

U.S. Navy Lt. Benjamin Wind, battalion surgeon, 3rd Battalion 4th Marines Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5 (right), and Dr. Nabil, Haditha Sector Clinic director, look over a CAT scan during the Haditha Medical Sector's monthly visit to the Al Kassfa clinic in Haditha, Iraq, Aug. 23, 2008. (Photo by Sgt. Christopher Giannetti)
 

There is no shortage of clinical research articles on traumatic brain injury (TBI). In fact, a team of experts from Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) recently reviewed more than 250 abstracts from literature published in 2016. The team, with a variety of clinical backgrounds, reviewed the latest in brain injury research and selected 10 articles that advance brain injury research.

 

Read full article here.