Traumatic Brain Injuries are Likely More Common Than Previously Thought

Posted on February 17th, 2012 by

Though researchers are becoming increasingly aware of the long-term effects of head injury, few studies have looked at the prevalence of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in all age groups…In a recent study published in Epidemiology, Mayo Clinic researchers applied a new, refined system for classifying injuries caused by force to the head and found that the incidence of traumatic brain injury is likely greater than has been estimated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

HealthCanal, 02/16/2012

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Tags: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, classifying injuries, epidemiology, head injury, Neurology, Research, TBI, traumatic brain injury

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