Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is being named the "signature injury" for the current war in Iraq & Afghanistan
- TBI occurs when a person’s brain is physically injured, usually by a sudden force i.e. concussive blast or explosion.
- It can also be caused by falls, motor vehicle accidents, assaults, or any sudden blow to the head.
- The injury is unique to the individual much like one’s own signature.
- Invisibly wounded