Reducing Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in the U.S.
Uploaded by CDCStreamingHealth on Sep 21, 2011
Traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is a serious public health problem that affects approximately 1.7 million Americans every year. Beyond the potential for impairment to the cognitive, sensory, and motor functions in an individual, the economic burden of TBI is in excess of $76.5 billion. This session of CDC's Public Health Grand Rounds explores promising policies, guidelines, and interventions such as progesterone treatments to further reduce the severity and number of cases of traumatic brain injury in the U.S.
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