DVBIC

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DVBICDefense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (formerly Defense and Veteran Head Injury Program)
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DVBIC is a group of seven traumatic brain injury (TBI) programs in Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals and two civilian TBI rehabilitation programs.
Kathy Helmick, acting deputy director of Clinical and Educational Affairs at DVBIC, said diagnosis of a TBI is usually made when someone is first injured.
From January 2003 to September 2006, 1,529 patients were treated for TBI at the eight sites run by the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), according to Department of Defense (DOD) spokesman Chuck Dasey.
The Defense and Veterans Head Injury Program, later renamed Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), was established by Congress in 1992 to enable research, treatment, training, and rehabilitative services for care of head injury as the Department of Defense (DoD) TBI Center of Excellence.
The Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) estimates that from 2001 through June 2011, approximately 267,000 individuals experienced a TBI during OIF/OEF operations [1].
Washington (DC): Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC); 2012.
This statement highlights the importance of continued collaborations between the Department of Defense, the VHA, and the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC), as well as the fruitful partnerships developed between these Federal entities and academic and private rehabilitation facilities, in order to provide the best care to our wounded warriors and Veterans with polytrauma.