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TBI screens need to get specific, report says

By William H. McMichael - Staff writer
Posted : Monday Apr 20, 2009 5:21:31 EDT

Inexact post-deployment questions about service members’ health are leading to incorrect diagnoses of mild traumatic brain injury, resulting in troops sometimes receiving the wrong medications and inappropriate treatment while other maladies go untreated, two leading Army TBI researchers conclude in a paper published April 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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