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Baseline Testing Helps to Identify Returning Vets With Mild Brain Injury

An interesting story at NPR about baseline neuropsychological testing in returning vets, highlights the importance of screeing procedeures for early identification of victims of brain trauma.

According to the NPR story, one in five returning combat soldiers is a victim of traumatic brain injury.  Two years ago, the Department of Defense began a program of base line testing of soldiers before deployment.  The testing has proved to be effective in identifying returning vets suffering from post concussion syndrome. 

Read and listen to the full NPR story: Back from Iraq With Traumatic Brain Injury.   

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