TITLE

Tympanic-Membrane Perforation as a Marker of Concussive Brain Injury in Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Xydakis, Michael S.; Bebarta, Vikhyat S.; Harrison, Corey D.; Conner, Jonathan C.; Grant, Gerald A.; Robbins, Anthony S.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
New England Journal of Medicine;8/23/2007, Vol. 357 Issue 8, p830
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A research letter to the editor is presented on tympanic-membrane perforation as a marker of concussive brain injury in Iraq.
ACCESSION #
26295274

 

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