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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.
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
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), defined here as a concussion, skull fracture, or internal brain injury, can have life-long cognitive, physical, and financial impacts. Preventing these injuries requires an understanding of what causes them. To understand the causes of TBI, the Children’s Safety Network (CSN) explored emergency department (ED) treated TBIs among 0 through 19 year olds in terms of intent, activity,
With the five-year anniversary of my traumatic brain injury on the horizon, I have gained one thing that I was not capable of having early on—I have gained a perspective that comes with time. For more information, click here.
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