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Complications of mild traumatic brain injury in veterans and military personnel

Maya E. O"Neil

Complications of mild traumatic brain injury in veterans and military personnel

a systematic review

by Maya E. O"Neil

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Complications,
  • Soldiers,
  • Wounds and injuries,
  • Veterans,
  • Brain

  • About the Edition

    Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition, especially among military members. Twelve to 23 percent of service members returning from Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) experienced a TBI while deployed. Although various criteria are used to define TBI severity, the majority of documented TBI events among OEF/OIF/OND service members may be classified as mild in severity, or mTBI, according to the definition used by the Veterans Health Administration and Department of Defense (VA/DoD). While some researchers suggest most individuals recover within three months of an mTBI, others estimate that 10 to 20 percent of individuals continue to experience post-concussive symptoms (e.g., headaches, dizziness, balance problems) beyond this time fame. This estimate may be higher among OEF/OIF service members given the frequency of multiple TBI events, concomitant mental health conditions such as depression and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other factors unique to combat deployments. As such, deployment-related mTBI is a significant issue for the VA, as patients who report ongoing mTBI symptoms may require the attention from a range of health care professionals. This evidence synthesis review will be used by the VHA TBI Advisory Committee to develop strategies to identify those at-risk for long-term mTBI effects, inform clinical practice, determine resource allocation, and identify future research priorities.

    Edition Notes

    Statement[principal investigator, Maya Elin O"Neil ; co-investigators and research associates, Kathleen Carlson, Daniel Storzbach, Lisa Brenner, Michele Freeman, Ana Quįones, Makalapua Motu"apuaka, Megan Ensley, Devan Kansagara ; prepared for Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Quality Enhancement Research Initiative, Health Services Research & Development Service ; prepared by Evidence-based Synthesis Program (ESP) Center, Portland VA Medical Center, Portland, OR]
    SeriesEvidence-based synthesis program, Evidence-based synthesis program (Series)
    ContributionsQuality Enhancement Research Initiative (U.S.), Portland VA Medical Center. Evidence-based Synthesis Program Center, United States. Department of Veterans Affairs
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 157 pages
    Number of Pages157
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27169195M
    ISBN 101499181213
    ISBN 109781499181210
    OCLC/WorldCa893426252

    Brain injury has been referred to as the “signature injury” of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Over , United States Armed Forces veterans have sustained a brain injury – sometimes the result of improvised explosive devices, pictured below – just since ’s Operation Iraqi Freedom. 1 in every 10 Australian Defence Force personnel who have served in the Middle East.   Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a blow or jolt to the head that disrupts normal brain function, and VA studies show that veterans with TBI also suffer hearing loss or tinnitus. Veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan suffered TBI from blasts associated with improvised explosive devices (IEDs), land mines, mortars, bombs or grenades.

    Traumatic brain injury is a major concern in military personnel, both deployed and nondeployed. Estimates suggest that more than , service members sustained TBI between and More than 80 percent of these injuries were mild TBI, also known as concussion. Four Subtypes of Symptoms after Military TBI. The bulk of the literature on mild traumatic brain injury has been based on civilian patients treated in clinics or hospitals, has not been population-based, and has lacked adequate comparison Cited by:

    As the operational component for TBI at the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury, DVBIC is a network of 18 sites specializing in research, clinical affairs and education/outreach related to traumatic brain injury. textbook of traumatic brain injury Download textbook of traumatic brain injury or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get textbook of traumatic brain injury book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.


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Complications of mild traumatic brain injury in veterans and military personnel by Maya E. O"Neil Download PDF EPUB FB2

Factors Associated with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans and Military Personnel: A Systematic Review. O'Neil ME, Carlson KF, Storzbach D, Brenner LA, Freeman M, Quiñones AR, Motu'apuaka M, Kansagara D. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. Feb Complications of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans and Military Personnel: A Systematic Review Evidence-based Synthesis Program EXECUTIVE SUMMARY BACKGROUND Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition, especially among military members.

Twelve to 23 percent of service members returning from Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition, especially among military members.

Twelve to 23 percent of service members returning from Operations Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, and New Dawn (OEF/OIF/OND) experienced a TBI while deployed.

Although various criteria are used to define TBI severity, the majority of documented TBI events among OEF/OIF/OND service members may be Cited by: Complications of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans Evidence-based Synthesis Programand Military Personnel: A Systematic Review groups,24 Only one study reported prevalence of sleep disturbance, estimated at 13% (less thanfour hours of sleep per night) to 23% (more than 2 hours sleep loss per night) for active dutymilitary personnel.

Get this from a library. Complications of mild traumatic brain injury in veterans and military personnel: a systematic review. [Maya E O'Neil; Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (U.S.),; Portland VA Medical Center. Evidence-based Synthesis Program Center,; United States.

Department of Veterans Affairs,] -- Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a common condition, especially among military members. Traumatic brain injury is the most common combat-related injury. Here is a summary of symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of TBI.

Military combat is a well-recognized risk factor for traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), including penetrating brain injuries, blast-related TBIs, and injuries due to motor vehicle accidents, falls, assaults, and other biomechanical force exposures.

The vast majority of these injuries are. Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a wound that was unheard of just a few short years ago. It occurs when a sudden trauma or head injury disrupts the function of the brain. Before modern-day medical.

A traumatic brain injury (TBI), also known as an intracranial injury, is an injury to the brain caused by an external force. TBI can be classified based on severity, mechanism (closed or penetrating head injury) or other features (e.g., occurring in a specific location or over a widespread area).Head injury is a broader category that may involve damage to other structures such as the scalp and Specialty: Neurosurgery, pediatrics.

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) among UK military personnel whilst deployed in Afghanistan in Brain Inj 28(7): 2. The American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine () Definition of mild traumatic brain injury.

J Head Trauma Rehabil 8(3): 3. Sharp DJ, Jenkins PO () Concussion is confusing us all. Pract Neurol 15(3 File Size: KB. Events that lead to traumatic brain injury are often also psychologically traumatic.

Addressing a growing need among mental health practitioners, this authoritative book brings together experts in both posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI).5/5(9).

The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Concussion/mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA.

Prognosis formild traumatic brain injury: results of theWHOCollaborating Centre Task Force on mild traumatic brain injury. Rehabil.

Med. S84–S Schretlen, D.J. & A.M. Shapiro. A quantitative review of the effects of traumatic brain injury on. More t US military personnel were injured and a substantial percentage of those deployed suffered post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, and other neuropsychological.

The War Related Illness and Injury Study Center provides education to Veterans who have deployment related health conditions. Some Veterans may experience symptoms of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) after a deployment. This page contains information for Veterans on this health condition. Pain and chronic mild traumatic brain injury in the US military population: a Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium study.

Hoot MR, Levin HS, Smith AN, Goldberg G, Wilde E, Walker WC, Eapen BC, Nolen T, Pugh NL. Mild TBI is strongly associated with pain intensity and pain interference in.

Introduction. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a frequent source of morbidity and mortality in both the civilian and military populations. Hyder and colleagues estimated the global incidence of TBI at 10 million cases annually, with million emergency department visits yearly among U.S.

e these rates do not include injuries cared for in military or Veterans Affairs (VA Cited by: Traumatic Brain Injury. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by exposure to explosions is common among Veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan. TBI is an injury to the head that disrupts the normal functioning of the brain.

If you suspect that you have a TBI, go to. Factors Associated with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Veterans and Military Personnel: A Systematic Review - Volume 20 Issue 3 - Maya E.

O'Neil, Kathleen F. Carlson, Daniel Storzbach, Lisa A. Brenner, Michele Freeman, Ana R. Quiñones, Makalapua Motu'apuaka, Devan KansagaraCited by:   CDC defines a traumatic brain injury (TBI) as a disruption in the normal function of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or penetrating head injury.

Everyone is at risk for a TBI, especially children and older adults. How responsive the individual was after the injury, for example, whether they were able to follow commands; The severity of the injury ranges from mild (a brief disorientation or loss of consciousness) to severe (an extended loss of consciousness or a penetrating brain injury, like a gunshot wound to the head).

Mild TBI is also known as concussion. Military traumatic brain injury: a review Chapman, Julie C. et al. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, Vol Issue 3, S97 - S Although mTBI sustained in both military and civilian settings are likely to be underreported, the combat theater presents additional obstacles to reporting and accessing care.“TBI” means traumatic brain injury, a form of ABI (acquired brain injury).

“mTBI” means mild traumatic brain injury, or concussion. mTBI (concussion) is not a new condition. All forms of TBI including concussion have long been familiar to physicians and other health care providers.

mTBI is more common than moderate or severe traumatic.