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Health Links: Brain Injury

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand.

The following Web sites are listed in alphabetical, NOT ranked, order. Clicking on any of the links below will open the professional site in a new window.


Brain Injury Association of America
The Brain Injury Association of America, a nonprofit organization, provides comprehensive education about brain injury to, physicians, rehabilitation specialists, educators, and consumers.


Brain Trauma Foundation (BTF)
BTF develops and distributes guidelines for the management and treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).


Headway: The Brain Injury Association
Headway:the Brain Injury Association promotes understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provides information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their family and care givers.

The Glasgow Coma Scale

Glasgow Coma Scale aims to give a reliable, objective way of recording the conscious state of a person for initial as well as subsequent assessment and is based on a 15 point scale for estimating and categorizing the outcomes of brain injury.


International Brain Injury Association (IBIA)
IBIA is dedicated to the development and support of medical and clinical professionals, advocates, policy makers, consumers and others who work to improve outcomes and opportunities for persons with brain injury


National Neurotrauma Society
National Neurotrauma Society is committed to the promotion of neurotrauma research by enhancing communications, providing a forum, and increasing support on the national and international level.  The Natrional Neurotrauma Society Guest Book: Brain Injury by Reilly and Bullock is accessible full-text online from the site.

Developed by Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, it is one of the most widely used rehabilitation tools which identifies patterns of recovery for people with closed-head injury.

Traumatic Brain Injury National Data Center (TBINDC)
The Traumatic Brain Injury National Data Center (TBINDC) at Kessler Medical Rehabilitation Research and Education Center is the coordinating center for the research and dissemination efforts of the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems (TBIMS) program funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

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