COL Jamie Grimes on Traumatic Brain Injury in OIF/OEF



IDGA Editor
06/09/2010

Warfighters in OIF/OEF are facing many threats to include IED blasts and vehicle battlefield crashes or impacts. Soldiers exposed to a blast have a 41 percent chance of experiencing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). COL Jamie Grimes, a neurologist and the Site Director of the San Antonio Military Medical Center, discusses the symptoms as well as treatments that military medicine is pursuing to give servicemembers the best treatment and road to recovery from TBI.

Warfighters in OIF/OEF are facing many threats to include IED blasts and vehicle battlefield crashes or impacts. Soldiers exposed to a blast have a 41 percent chance of experiencing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). COL Jamie Grimes, a neurologist and the Site Director of the San Antonio Military Medical Center, discusses the symptoms as well as treatments that military medicine is pursuing to give servicemembers the best treatment and road to recovery from TBI.
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