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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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For injured teens, pediatric trauma centers may be best

(06/28/16) Injured teens treated at pediatric trauma centers are less likely to die than those treated at adult centers, a new study suggests.  Pediatric trauma centers have resources specialized to treat the anatomical and social needs of children, the authors ...read more

A new low for distracted driving: Some motorists take photos and share them #whiledriving

(03/31/16) For anyone worried about the dangers of driving-while-texting, consider this: Some motorists are taking photos and posting them on Twitter or Instagram, presumably all while navigating traffic. They even have a hashtag: #whiledriving. Think photos of a pretty ...read more

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

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Patty's Story

On May 9, 2011 my work day started out as most days with a meeting at a local coffee shop with a few co-workers then the drive to my first doctor’s office.  Having been a medical sales representative for almost 13 years in Central Virginia I was accustom to long hours of driving on curvy two lanes roads to travel from town to town and conduct sales calls with physicians.  On this day I was headed north on Route 20 to the little town ...read more

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