Monday, June 20, 2011

New Mobile App: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Pocket Guide

The Department of Defense has released a new mobile application for health care professionals as a quick reference for mild traumatic brain injury.

According to the app's website page:
A reference for providers treating service members and Veterans with a mild TBI.

In collaboration with the Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Standards of Care Directorate of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE)the National Center for Telehealth and Technology (T2) developed a smartphone Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Pocket Guide to provide care providers with a comprehensive, quick reference that includes clinical practice guidelines for assessing and treating service members and Veterans who have sustained a mild TBI.

Key features of the app include:

Interactive Decision Trees: Helps identify the best interventions and timing of services for patients in order to optimize quality of care and clinical outcomes.

Symptom Management: Identifies clinical practice guidelines for the management of common symptoms following mTBI.

Provider Assessments: Provides frequently used assessments and scoring of tools used with mTBI patients.

Relevant DoD ICD-9 Coding: Consolidates all appropriate codes enabling efficient documentation.

Interactive Links: Allows user to have direct access to additional resources with a touch of a finger.
Download the free mobile application now for Android smartphones.

And you can get hard copies of the pocket guide from the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center at or 1-800-870-9244.

Phyllis Zimbler Miller is the author of the novel MRS. LIEUTENANT and her social media marketing company Miller Mosaic Power Marketing works with clients to use social media to attract more business. Read her social media marketing blog.

1 comment:

sbo said...

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