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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when a bump, blow, jolt, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. Every year, millions of people in the U.S. suffer brain injuries. More than half are bad enough that people must go to the hospital. The worst injuries can lead to permanent brain damage or death. Half of all TBIs are from motor vehicle accidents. Military personnel in combat zones are also at risk.

Symptoms of a TBI may not appear until days or weeks following the injury. A concussion is the mildest type. It can cause a headache or neck pain, nausea, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and tiredness. People with a moderate or severe TBI may have those, plus other symptoms:

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  1. Traumatic Brain Injury (National Library of Medicine)  
    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) happens when a bump, blow, jolt, or other head injury causes damage to the brain. Every year, millions of people in the U.S. suffer brain injuries. More than half are bad enough that people ...
  2. Concussion (National Library of Medicine)  
    A concussion is a type of brain injury. It's the most minor form. Technically, a concussion is a short loss of normal brain function in response to a head injury. ...
  3. Traumatic Brain Injury Interactive Tutorial (Patient Education Institute)  
    Traumatic Brain Injury Introduction A sudden violent movement or blow to the head can cause damage to the brain. This is known as a traumatic brain injury, or TBI. About 1.5 million people suffer ...
  4. Guide to Selecting and Monitoring Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services (Brain Injury Association of America) - PDF  
    A Guide to Selecting and Monitoring Brain Injury Rehabilitation Services By Mary S. Reitter, CAE INTRODUCTION The first critical step toward achieving maximum recovery is careful selection of rehabilitation services which ...
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  6. Brain Injuries and Mass Casualty Events (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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  7. Traumatic Brain Injury From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke) - Short Summary  
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    ... Contact NINDS Adobe Reader Microsoft Word Viewer Traumatic Brain Injury: Hope Through Research Clinical Trials Phase 2 Pediatric ... for TBI and survive. What is a Traumatic Brain Injury? TBI, a form of acquired brain injury, occurs ...
  9. Depression After Brain Injury: A Guide for Patients and Their Caregivers (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)  
    ... a> Consumer Summary – Apr. 13, 2011 Depression After Brain Injury: A Guide for Patients and Their Caregivers Formats ... productID=658 . Understanding Your Condition What is traumatic brain injury? Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the medical term ...
  10. Traumatic Brain Injury (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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