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Trauma Spectrum Conference (Day 1)

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Air date: Tuesday, December 07, 2010, 8:00:00 AM
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Category: Conferences
Runtime: 05:43:07
Description: Mission: To enhance and promote continued collaboration among the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, Department of Veterans Affairs and key stake holders such as researchers, academics, other federal partners and military and civilian personnel dedicated to improving the lives of Servicemembers, Veterans and their families.

Purpose: This year's conference will focus on emerging polytrauma research and its impact on Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families to:
  • Discuss emerging research for traumatic brain injury, psychological health conditions, vision and eye injuries, hearing injuries, extremity injuries and amputations.
  • Present emerging treatments in support of polytrauma recovery and reintegration.
  • Inform practice regarding the needs of caregivers and families dealing with a polytrauma patient.
  • Address health, psychosocial, gender, cultural, geographic and other disparities that may impact diagnosis, care, treatment and recovery concerns around polytrauma.
  • Raise awareness for future development of treatments, practices, and policies.
Objectives:
  • Federal partners will promote research and evidence based practice around polytrauma through enhanced coordination and collaboration across agencies.
  • Researchers will update participants with the available research on polytrauma recovery and reintegration.
  • Participants and presenters will work together to identify areas for future research on polytrauma and its impact on Servicemembers, Veterans, their families, and caregivers.
  • Presenters will identify and present information on existing polytrauma programs.
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NLM Title: Trauma Spectrum Conference [electronic resource] / ORWH.
Author: Trauma Spectrum Conference
National Institutes of Health (U.S.). Office of Research on Women's Health.
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Abstract: (CIT): Mission: To enhance and promote continued collaboration among the Department of Defense, National Institutes of Health, Department of Veterans Affairs and key stake holders such as researchers, academics, other federal partners and military and civilian personnel dedicated to improving the lives of Servicemembers, Veterans and their families. Purpose: This year's conference will focus on emerging polytrauma research and its impact on Servicemembers, Veterans, and their families to:
  • Discuss emerging research for traumatic brain injury, psychological health conditions, vision and eye injuries, hearing injuries, extremity injuries and amputations.
  • Present emerging treatments in support of polytrauma recovery and reintegration.
  • Inform practice regarding the needs of caregivers and families dealing with a polytrauma patient.
  • Address health, psychosocial, gender, cultural, geographic and other disparities that may impact diagnosis, care, treatment and recovery concerns around polytrauma.
  • Raise awareness for future development of treatments, practices, and policies.
Objectives:
  • Federal partners will promote research and evidence based practice around polytrauma through enhanced coordination and collaboration across agencies.
  • Researchers will update participants with the available research on polytrauma recovery and reintegration.
  • Participants and presenters will work together to identify areas for future research on polytrauma and its impact on Servicemembers, Veterans, their families, and caregivers.
  • Presenters will identify and present information on existing polytrauma programs.
Subjects: Brain Injuries--rehabilitation
United States
Veterans Health
Wounds and Injuries--psychology
Publication Types: Congresses
Webcasts
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NLM Classification: WL 354
NLM ID: 101552199
CIT Live ID: 9806
Permanent link: http://videocast.nih.gov/launch.asp?16339

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