Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel (2011)
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John Erdman, Maria Oria, and Laura Pillsbury, Editors; Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain; Institute of Medicine
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for up to one-third of combat-related injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to some estimates. TBI is also a major problem among civilians, especially those who engage in certain sports. At the request of the Department of Defense, the IOM examined the potential role of nutrition in the treatment of and resilience against TBI.
Robert Graham, Frederick P. Rivara, Morgan A. Ford, and Carol Mason Spicer, Editors; Committee on Sports-Related Concussions in Youth; Board on Children, Youth, and Families; Institute of Medicine; National Research Council
David Butler, Jessica Buono, Frederick Erdtmann, Proctor Reid, Editors; Workshop Steering Commitee on Systems Engineering Health Care: Tools and Technologies to Maximize the Effectiveness of medical Mission Support to DOD