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On this page you can find various fact sheets developed by Military Health System. Please scroll down or use the search box to find specific fact sheets.

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Heads Up; Sports Safety

Fact Sheet
8/6/2020

This fact sheet provides sports safety tips to prevent or minimize sports-related traumatic brain injury. It also includes the signs and symptoms of TBI, and how to get help if you think you sustained a brain injury.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Prevention | TBI Resources

AHFTF Ride Right Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
8/6/2020

This bicycle safety fact sheet provides tips to protect your head and help prevent TBI while riding a bike. It also includes the signs and symptoms of TBI, and how to get help if you think you sustained a brain injury.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Prevention | TBI Resources

Recommendations for Mass Immunization Events During Pandemic Conditions

Fact Sheet
8/5/2020

During pandemic conditions, planners of mass immunization events need to consider additional measures to minimize risk of COVID-19 or similar infectious disease transmission.

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Immunization Healthcare

Frequently Asked Questions: Joint Health Information Exchange

Fact Sheet
8/4/2020

Questions and answers about the MHS Joint HIE

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Joint Health Information Exchange

Fact Sheet: Joint Health Information Exchange

Fact Sheet
8/4/2020

Joint Health Information Exchange (jHIE) is a secure network that shares your health information.

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Joint Health Information Exchange

CH Device Privacy and Security

Fact Sheet
7/31/2020

Connected Health Security and Privacy information for mobile devices

CH Health Tech for Providers and SMs

Fact Sheet
7/31/2020

Update to the current version already posted// (NEW) Fixed the 508 issue 20200807// Hope this isn't a duplicate effort. I thought I resubmitted this already.

Neck Pain Following Concussion/mTBI Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

Neck pain can occur together with headaches following a concussion. This fact sheet provides information to help patients manage neck pain. Various techniques are explained, including the use of heat or cold therapy, neck stretches, proper sleep positions and common activities that may contribute to neck strain.

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Traumatic Brain Injury

Leader Policy Guidance for Mild TBI/Concussion in the Deployed Setting Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

This document describes the line leader responsibilities for the Department of Defense (DoD) mandated policy, DoD Instruction 6490.11, “DoD Policy Guidance for the Management of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion in the Deployed Setting,” that applies to all service members involved in potentially concussive events in deployed settings.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Prevention | TBI Screening | TBI Symptoms | TBI Resources

Healthy Sleep Following Concussion/mTBI Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

Getting restful sleep is one of the most important things you can do for your health, and it often takes thoughtful preparation during the day. This fact sheet offers service members and veterans who experience sleep disturbances with healthy sleep tips that can likely improve their sleep.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Symptoms | TBI Resources | TBI Prevention

Headaches Following Concussion/mTBI Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

Although each headache is different, identifying common causes, or triggers, is important for health care providers and patients to determine appropriate treatment. This fact sheet provides non-drug options to help those diagnosed with a mild TBI and associated post-traumatic headache (PTH) manage symptoms.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Symptoms | TBI Resources

Ways to Improve Your Memory Following Concussion/mTBI Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

This fact sheet can be used by health care providers to educate patients with concussion/mild traumatic brain injury on how to manage memory problems related to their injury.

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Traumatic Brain Injury

TBI Awareness Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

This fact sheet describes the main causes of traumatic brain injury and the importance of prompt and proper treatment.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Prevention | TBI Screening | TBI Symptoms | TBI Resources | Worldwide TBI Numbers

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Frequently Asked Questions

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

This fact sheet provides answers and information to commonly asked questions about chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Resources

Concussion/Mild TBI Signs and Symptoms Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet
7/30/2020

This fact sheet identifies major physical, cognitive and emotional symptoms of concussion and provides coping and recovery tips.

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Traumatic Brain Injury | TBI Prevention | TBI Screening | TBI Symptoms | TBI Resources
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