Iowa Plan for Brain Injury, October 2002 – September 2005

(2002) Iowa Plan for Brain Injury, October 2002 – September 2005. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Cutting edge emergency services now allow many Iowans to survive a traumatic brain injury (TBI) that would have caused death just a decade ago. The discharge planners at medical centers struggle with dramatically shorter acute inpatient stays, increased caseloads, and over 2000 brain injury admissions each year. Historically, following discharge from the hospital, Iowans with brain injury and their families have been left with little understanding of brain injury, its long-term effects, or where to go for services and supports.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Traumatic Brain Injury, Public Health, Iowa
Subjects: Social issues and programs > Disabilities
Health and medicine
ID Code: 1818
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 07 Sep 2004
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2004
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/1818

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