Nutrition and traumatic brain injury: Improving acute and subacute health outcomes in military personnel

Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain, Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherNational Academies Press
Number of pages431
ISBN (Print)0309210089, 9780309210089
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Committee on Nutrition, Trauma, and the Brain, Food and Nutrition Board, & Institute of Medicine (2011). Nutrition and traumatic brain injury: Improving acute and subacute health outcomes in military personnel. National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/13121