Military Deployment May Increase the Risk for Traumatic Brain Injury Following Deployment.

March 5, 2016

An increased rate of TBI diagnosis following deployment was identified, which may be partly due to delayed diagnosis of TBIs that occurred while service members were deployed. Also, the increased rate may partly be due to riskier behaviors of service members following deployment that results in an increased occurrence of TBIs.

 

J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2016 Jan-Feb;31(1):E28-35

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26098261

 

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