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J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Sep-Oct;21(5):375-8.

The epidemiology and impact of traumatic brain injury: a brief overview.

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  • 1Division of Injury Response, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA30341, USA.


Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important public health problem in the United States and worldwide. The estimated 5.3 million Americans living with TBI-related disability face numerous challenges in their efforts to return to a full and productive life. This article presents an overview of the epidemiology and impact of TBI.

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