Understanding treatment of mild traumatic brain injury in the military health system /

"Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is considered a signature injury of modern warfare, though TBIs can also result from training accidents, falls, sports, and motor vehicle accidents. Among service members diagnosed with a TBI, the majority of cases are mild TBIs (mTBI), also known as concussions. M...

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Main Authors: Farmer, Carrie M. (Author), Krull, Heather (Author), Concannon, Thomas W. (Author), Simmons, Molly (Author), Pillemer, Francesca (Author), Ruder, Teague (Author), Parker, Andrew M. (Author), Purohit, Maulik P. (Author), Hiatt, Liisa, 1969- (Author), Batorsky, Benjamin (Author), Hepner, Kimberly A. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand Corporation, [2016]
Series:Research report (Rand Corporation) ; RR-844-OSD.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Methods
  • How Many Service Members Receive Treatment for mTBI?
  • What Are the Characteristics of Nondeployed Active-duty Service Members Who Receive Treatment for an mTBI Through the MHS?
  • Where Do Nondeployed Active-duty Service Members with mTBI Receive Care?
  • What Are the Duration and Patterns of Health Care in the Six Months After an mTBI?
  • What Types of Care Do Nondeployed Active-Duty Service Members with mTBI Receive in the Six Months After Their mTBI Diagnosis?
  • Who Receives Persistent Care Following mTBI Diagnosis?
  • Finding and Recommendations.