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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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Compliance with guidelines for treating brain injuries doesn't guarantee better outcomes

(07/29/15) Two decades ago, the Brain Trauma Foundation published its first set of guidelines for treating traumatic brain injury. Now, a study has found no evidence that compliance with the guidelines led to lower mortality rates. Click here to read more

ER physicians can identify patients at risk of future drinking-related trauma with 10-point question

(07/23/15) Emergency room physicians treating patients with alcohol-related trauma can better identify those at risk of future drinking-related trauma with a 10-point questionnaire rather than the standard blood alcohol content test, according to a study in The ...read more

New approach to spinal cord and brain injury research

(07/15/15) Many an injury will heal, but the damaged spinal cord is notoriously recalcitrant. There's new hope on the horizon, though. A team of researchers led by the University of South Carolina's Jeff Twiss just reported an innate repair mechanism in central nervous ...read more

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Bruce's Story

This is my story of losing a lot but gaining much more at the same time. My motor vehicle accident occurred on June 2, 2006. This was my last day as a Business Development Director at Veteran Communications Corporation. I was driving on Route 175 in Columbia MD, headed to Veteran Communications Corporation to turn in all of my company owned electronics and business proposals or quotes. I was starting a new opportunity in 2 weeks that offered a ...read more

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