Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury:

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury:

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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.The most comprehensive nutrition guidelines come from the combined efforts of ASPEN and SCCM; however, these guidelines are not specific to the TBI population. The BTF has published nutrition guidelines as well, though, because of theanbsp;...

Title:Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury:
Author:Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine
Publisher:National Academies Press - 2011-06-01


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