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Protein and Calories Can Help Lessen Effects of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury; Benefits of Other Nutritional Approaches Need Further Study
Released: 4/20/2011

To help alleviate the effects of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI), the U.S. Department of Defense should ensure that all military personnel with this type of injury receive adequate protein and calories immediately after the trauma and through the first two weeks of treatment, says a new report from the IOM.

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