Department of Defence researchers have identified brain pathology caused by blast wave. May explain PTSD and myriad neurological and behavioral results of TBI. Disturbing implications for long-term disability, suicide risk. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) must be considered a critical first line of care for IED exposure and multiple blunt trauma.
‘Shell Shock’—The 100-Year Mystery May Now Be Solved
A landmark study sheds new light on the damage caused by “blast shock”—the signature injury of wars for more than a century.