Iowa Special Emphasis Report: Traumatic Brain Injury, 2014

(2014) Iowa Special Emphasis Report: Traumatic Brain Injury, 2014. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a serious public health problem in Iowa. A TBI is caused by a bump, blow, jolt, or penetration to the head that disrupts the normal function of the brain. Each year, traumatic brain injuries contribute to a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Injury, Public Health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Social issues and programs > Disabilities
ID Code: 23927
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 18 Apr 2017 14:48
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 14:48
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/23927