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6/8/23  2:20 pm
Commenter: Jamie Peed, Eggleston Services

Defining Brain Injury

Multiple places in the manual list descriptions of brain injury.

Pg 1- "Brain Injury means...explosion."

-This paragraph describes a traumatic brain injury, not all brain injury.

-Whiplash is a neck injury, not a brain injury. This should be changed to " the brain;

coup-countrecoup and other internal damage to the brain caused by violent shaking or


-The description for TBI is on Pg 1 but defined again on Pg 5 with some different wording.

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