Rousmaniere: Should We Declare War on Brain Injury?
The more we learn about brain injury, the more we find we need to learn — and act.
The scope of the brain injury problem in America, even after what has been learned from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and from studies of football players, remains disturbingly clouded. One study published in 2011 estimated that 1.4 million people per year sustained a traumatic brain injury.
But a nationwide program of monitoring and studying brain injury more recently estimated that in 2013, 2.8 million ...
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