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The Invisible War on the Brain: Revealing the Trauma of War


Dr. Ibolja Cernak, MD, PhD, ME, MHS, Professor & Chair, Canadian Military and Veterans' Clinical Rehabilitation, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, U of A, would like to share the following information concerning brain blast injuries:

“Please see attached the beautifully narrated and stunningly illustrated article on blast injuries just recently published in the National Geographic.

It took the author, Caroline Alexander, almost two years, to complete her story: to ensure the scientific information is correct, grasp the complexity of the injuries, and gain trust of soldiers so that they are willing to share their experiences.

Besides the text and photos, the links below will take you to the article's web site where you can also hear some of the personal testimonies of soldiers with blast injuries. I hope you will appreciate this article and find it interesting.”

Part 1 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/healing-soldiers/index.html

Part 2 http://www.nationalgeographic.com/healing-soldiers/blast-force.html