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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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The TSN sends out quarterly newsletters to keep members up to date on current events in the Network.

Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) for free today! Learn more about your injuries from the experts and connect with other survivors. Share your experiences, learn how to better manage your life after a serious injury and gain support and hope from others.

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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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Join the Trauma Survivors Network (TSN) as a member hospital and partner with the American Trauma Society in providing the services that patients and families tell us they need to navigate their stay in the hospital and help them on the road to recovery.

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Phil's Story

In December 2011 I survived a major accident with the terrific help of Dr Toan Huynh and the Trauma Team at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC. I sustained something like 15+ fractures to my bones, a heart attack, a tracheotomy, other complications and was in a coma for weeks. But I survived and have made a terrific recovery. I couldn't walk for 7 months while the bones healed but I have learned to walk again. I have learned to drive ...read more

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