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Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel

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Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury

Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel (2011)
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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.

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Institute of Medicine. 2011. Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/13121.

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444 pages | 7 x 10
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  • Paperback: 978-0-309-21008-9
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-21011-9
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/13121
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