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UNITED STATES BRAIN INJURY ALLIANCE
The mission of the United States Brain Injury Alliance is to engage the community in preventing brain injury and improving lives.
USBIA Volume 3 Issue 2 2016-Jun
Kessler Foundation is one of the leading rehabilitation research centers in the world. We want to improve the state of care for traumatic brain injury, and we need your help. We’re seeking volunteer research participants who are interested in new treatments for cognitive and functional problems after TBI. We’re also looking for participants who can
Dysfunctional behaviors can be the most debilitating consequence of TBI, dramatically impacting family, social, and vocational relationships. Estimates of behavioral challenges among children with TBI range from 35% to 70%. Estimates among adults range from 25% to 61%.
Injury-associated deaths have substantial economic consequences. In 2013, unintentional injury was the fourth leading cause of death, suicide was the tenth, and homicide was the sixteenth; these three causes accounted for approximately 187,000 deaths in the United States (1). To assess the economic impact of fatal injuries, CDC analyzed death data from the National Vital
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