February 21, 2012

Traumatic brain injuries more common than thought


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, including males and females, taking into account both mild and serious events…“Even mild traumatic brain injuries can affect sensory-motor functions, thinking and awareness, and communication,” said study author Allen Brown, M.D., director of brain rehabilitation research at Mayo Clinic.

Jerusalem Post, 02/20/2012

Tags: Allen Brown, brain rehabilitation research, head injury, Neurology, Research, sensory-motor functions, TBI, traumatic brain injury

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