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The TSN Recovery Assessment is designed for patients who are recovering from a traumatic injury. The questions are meant to help you understand your strengths and available resources, as well as to help you identify potential problems or challenges you may face in your recovery.

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Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) for free today! Connect with family and friends through CarePages© and learn more about your trauma center and what to expect in the hours and days after the injury. Benefit from programs and services available to you and your loved one as you move together on the road to recovery.

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Simple blood test can detect evidence of concussions up to a week after injury

(03/28/16) Researchers at Orlando Health detected evidence of concussions in patients up to seven days after their injury using a simple blood test, according to a new study published in JAMA Neurology. The discovery could greatly expand the window for diagnosing ...read more

Study: ER docs only ask half of suicidal patients about guns

(03/25/16) Only half of suicidal patients in U.S. emergency departments are asked if they have access to guns, a new study finds. National guidelines say doctors should ask suicidal patients about their access to guns or other deadly items, the researchers noted. They ...read more

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Bob's Story

Trauma has hit our family twice.

In March 1991, I was in a head-on car crash with both cars going approximately 60 mph. I had my two sons (ages 3 and 13) with me. The paramedics called two helicopters. The first helicopter took my two sons to the Children's' Hospital Trauma Center in Washington, DC. The second helicopter flew me and the lady that hit me to the Suburban Hospital's Trauma in Bethesda MD. We all survived. Neither of my ...read more

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