Video of the Week: Is Traumatic Brain Injury a Chronic Condition?

Recent evidence suggests that traumatic brain injury is a chronic, rather than an acute condition — which can have psychological effects on patients and their families indefinitely. Dr. David K. Menon of the University of Cambridge talked with our reporter Heidi Splete about the challenges of assessing and treating TBI as a chronic disease at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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