Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is the signature injury of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraq Freedom (OIF). This article examines the reasons for increased TBI injuries, calculates the costs associated with those injuries, and evaluates TBI at the Department of Veterans Affairs. This article discusses the current diagnosis challenges, and addresses the subsequent impact of TBI on special populations including military veterans, racial minorities, women, and the elderly.
Kabatchnick, Craig M.
"The TBI Impact: The Truth About Traumatic Brain Injuries and Their Indeterminate Effects on Elderly, Minority, and Female Veterans of All Wars,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor: Vol. 11
, Article 5.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol11/iss1/5