This scientific report describes current knowledge (as of 1999) related to traumatic brain injury, defined as brain injury from externally inflicted trauma or injury, that can result in impairment of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial functions. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
In October 1998, the NICHD was involved in an NIH Consensus Development Conference on traumatic brain injuries (TBI), injuries from vehicular incidents, falls, acts of violence, and sports injuries that may result in lifelong impairment of an individual's physical, cognitive, and/or psychosocial functioning. This 320-page scientific report describes the conference and the topics discussed, including effective rehabilitation measures and areas that deserve further investigation. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, NIH, DHHS. (1999). Rehabilitation of Persons with Traumatic Brain Injury: Report of the NIH Consensus Development Conference (Reference Only) (N/A). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.