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Traumatic Brain Injury–Related Emergency Department Visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths — United States, 2007 and 2013

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Published Date
March, 2017

TBI can be caused by a number of principal mechanisms, including motor-vehicle crashes, falls, and assaults, and can have serious short-term and long-term consequences. This report from the CDC describes the estimated incidence of TBI-related emergency department (ED) visits, hospitalizations, and deaths during 2013 and makes comparisons to similar estimates from 2007.