Author: margaret-roberts

More than ‘just a concussion’ — nurses play key role in assessing impact on patient and family Families of patients with mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may expect them to return to normal quickly—after all, it’s “just a concussion.” But mild TBI can have a lasting impact on families as well as patients, according to

Geoffrey Lauer, USBIA IA, Executive Director, testified before the US Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on barriers to people with brain injury and other disabilities. Click the title above to see a picture of Lauer with Committee Chairman, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA). To see a video of the hearing, click here: http://www.help.senate.gov/hearings/hearing/?id=ff4d0969-5056-a032-521b-a692be939084