"Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel" ed. by John Erdman, Maria Oria, and Laura Pillsbury
NAP | 2011 | ISBN: 0309210089 9780309210089 | 445 pages | PDF | 6 MB
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) accounts for up to one-third of combat-related injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan, according to some estimates. TBI is also a major problem among civilians, especially those who engage in certain sports. At the request of the Department of Defense, the IOM examined the potential role of nutrition in the treatment of and resilience against TBI.