FIGURE C-1 An example of a MACE form.

FIGURE C-1 An example of a MACE form.

SOURCE: Available online: http://www.dvbic.org/Providers/TBI-Screening.aspx (accessed April 5, 2011).

outpatients) completed the initial MACE screening at LRMC. Sixteen percent of outpatients screened positively as being at risk for TBI. Additional screening revealed that 78 percent of the positive screens described symptoms associated with TBI. Thirty-one percent of inpatients screened positively as being at risk for TBI. Of those inpatients screening positive, 66 percent reported associated symptoms (Dempsey et al., 2009). Those with significant findings are triaged to a stateside military medical facility with appropriate resources to further evaluate and treat TBI. Increased funding has led to allocation of resources at most military installations, thereby allowing those with mTBI to be treated at their home base. The U.S. Army has credentialed its hospitals based on resources available (Figure C-2). Similarly, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force have declared certain facilities as TBI centers. Those deter-



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