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Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

Adults age 75 and older have the highest rates of TBI-related hospitalization and death. Falls are the most frequent cause. Learn steps to prevent falls in our Falls section.

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More information on Traumatic brain injury (TBI)

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  • NINDS Traumatic Brain Injury Information Page - This online publication answers questions about traumatic brain injury, treatment, prognosis, and what research is being done. It also offers a list of organizations that may provide additional information.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury - This publication explains traumatic brain injury, including the signs and symptoms and the importance of getting medical help.
  • Traumatic Brain Injury: Hope Through Research - This publication gives a brief overview of traumatic brain injury. It also explains potential complications and effects that may result from the injuries and what you can do to prevent them.

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Content last updated: August 12, 2010.

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