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Dept of Defense Information on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

The U.S. Department of Defense issued the following news release:

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide Mobile Application Now Available


The Department of Defense announced today it has released a new mobile application for health care professionals, the Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide.

This application, developed by the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2), gives providers a comprehensive, quick reference that includes clinical practice guidelines for assessing and treating service members and veterans who have sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, commonly referred to as a concussion.

"This new tool is about providing clinicians with quick and convenient access to clinical guidelines for concussion care. It not only allows the clinician to provide evidenced-based care but maximizes time spent with the patient," said Katherine Helmick, deputy director for traumatic brain injury.

The mobile application is free and available for Android phones and tablets - download via Google Play.
Also available for iPhone and iPad - search mTBI Pocket Guide.

Hard copies of the pocket guide can be ordered by contacting the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center at or 1-800-870-9244.