The term ‘brain injury’ conjures images of calamity, of almost certain fatality, or survival with enormous life-altering side effects. This perception isn’t far from the truth – 2.8 million people in USA sustain a traumatic brain injury each year. Though the fatality count is around 50,000, the number who will face long term disability is significantly higher, at 80 to 90,000.
What’s worse, the long-term impact of Traumatic Brain Injury cannot be predicted – the potential behavioral or physical changes will appear silently – one reason why it’s called the ‘invisible’ injury. This infographic discusses the importance of protective ‘brain injury’ identification.
America’s Invisible Injury: The Need For a Brain Injury Identification Card
Infographic by – De Caro & Kaplen