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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! 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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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

Quietly, Congress extends a ban on CDC research on gun violence

(07/13/15) In the immediate aftermath of the massacre in Charleston, South Carolina, the US House of Representatives Appropriations Committee quietly rejected an amendment that would have allowed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the ...read more

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Doug's Story

A few days after Christmas 2013, I was repairing a window in our home. Unfortunately, in the process I fell out of the window and landed on a brick sidewalk 17 feet below. The physical damage was focused primarily on my right arm/wrist and my pelvis. Both areas had multiple breaks and fractures. I remained conscious and was aware of what was going on around me and the unbelievable pain coming from my body. I could not move. My wife called 911 and I ...read more

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