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Management and Rehabilitation of Post-Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) (2021)

Cover page of the guideline document.The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management and Rehabilitation of Post-Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients with Post-Acute Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.

Disclaimer: This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

About the CPG

The guideline is formatted as two clinical algorithms and 19 evidence-based recommendations:

Module A - Initial Presentation (>7 days Post-injury)
Module B - Management of Symptoms Persisting >7 Days After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Questions about the mTBI Guideline

Retired CPG's can be found on our archive page