Problem/Condition: Traumatic brain injury (TBI) has short- and long-term adverse clinical outcomes, including death and disability. TBI can be caused by a number of principal mechanisms, including motor-vehicle crashes, falls, and assaults. This report describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates
Check out the newest fact sheet for the 21st Century Cures Act.
This week, our In Focus section revisits a 2011 report from the Republican Governors Public Policy Committee Health Care Task Force.
The Children’s Safety Network (CSN) has posted state-by-state injury data fact sheets for 2016 with analyses of childhood injury fatalities and hospitalizations, and each sheet has a rich compilation of timely, pertinent information for injury prevention stakeholders and practitioners.
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Among adults, 21% rode bicycles within the past 30 days and 29% of them always wore helmets. Among children, 61% rode bicycles within the past 30 days and 42% of them always wore helmets.
Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.
WASHINGTON – At a hearing of the Senate Commerce Committee today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to crack down on deceptive and dangerous claims by manufacturers that their youth sports gear can prevent head injuries.
USBIA announced today that it is endorsing the upcoming International Brain Injury Association (IBIA) 10th World Congress. The World Congress is meeting March 19-22, 2014 at the Hyatt Embarcadero in San Francisco, CA. USBIA members can register for this important meeting at the reduced rate that is afforded IBIA members. More information about the World