Resources

At DVBIC, we’re committed to providing resources on traumatic brain injury (TBI) to help service members, veterans, family members and health care providers. These resources fall into two major categories: clinical tools and patient education fact sheets. Many resources are available for download or can be ordered at no cost. For more information, please visit Frequently Asked Questions. Browse all of our resources below to get started. You can also use the search feature to locate the resources that best meet your needs.

Clinical Tools

DVBIC develops practical, easy-to-use clinical tools to support military and civilian health care providers in assessing and treating service members and veterans who have sustained a TBI. Providers can access clinically-relevant information and resources that address common symptoms associated with mild TBI, such as dizziness, sleep disturbances and vision problems. The clinical tools include clinical recommendations, support tools, training slides, fact sheets and brochures. Check out our Clinical Tools.

Fact Sheets

DVBIC offers a variety of educational information and resources to help patients and their families learn about mild, moderate, severe or penetrating TBI. The topics covered include signs and symptoms, coping and recovery, and prevention. Through fact sheets, as well as booklets and guides, service members and veterans can learn more about the common challenges experienced by people after sustaining a brain injury. Families can access helpful information to support their loved ones affected by TBI. Check out our Fact Sheets.


Go to 2015 Brain Injury Awareness Month Poster (Change Your Mind About Brain Injury: Prevent, Recognize, Support)

This poster promotes brain injury awareness and reflects the 2015 theme, “Change Your Mind About Brain Injury: Prevent, Recognize and Support.”

Go to 2016 Brain Injury Awareness Month Posters (Think Ahead)

This is a series of three posters that promotes brain injury awareness and reflects the DVBIC 2016 theme for Brain Injury Awareness Month, “Think Ahead: Be safe. Know the signs. Get help.” These posters can be used year-round.

Go to A Head for the Future Postcard

The A Head for the Future initiative aims to raise awareness about the signs, symptoms and treatment of traumatic brain injury (TBI) among service members, veterans and their families.

Go to A Head for the Future Poster (Family)

A Head for the Future aims to raise awareness about traumatic brain injury (TBI) among service members, veterans and their families.

Go to A Head for the Future Poster (Motorcycle)

A Head for the Future aims to raise awareness about traumatic brain injury (TBI) among service members, veterans and their families.

Go to A Parent's Guide to Returning Your Child to School After a Concussion Booklet

Car crashes, playground falls and sports injuries cause thousands of concussions a year among children. This guide offers practical advice to parents on how to recognize the signs and symptoms of a concussion, information on treatment and recovery, and what a parent can do to support a child’s recovery and successful return to school.

Go to Acute Concussion (Mild TBI) Educational Brochure

This brochure is designed to educate deployed service members about traumatic brain injuries immediately after concussion injury.

Go to Acute Stress Reaction Fact Sheet

This fact sheet provides an overview of acute stress reaction for providers who treat service members diagnosed with a concussion/mild TBI while deployed.

Go to Addressing Family Needs Booklet

This booklet provides loved ones with the tools, techniques and guidance to understand the changes their service member or veteran may experience after a TBI.

Go to Army Concussion Management in the Garrison Setting Algorithm Pocket Card

The Army Concussion Management in the Garrison Setting Algorithm is a tool for all levels of Army providers on the assessment, evaluation and treatment of concussion in the garrison setting from time of injury to seven days.

Go to Assessment and Management of Dizziness Associated with Mild TBI Clinical Recommendation

The Assessment and Management of Dizziness Associated with Mild TBI Clinical Recommendation and Reference Card provide primary care providers with an approach to evaluate dizziness following mild TBI and offers guidance on referral for further vestibular evaluation and care.

Go to Assessment and Management of Dizziness Associated with Mild TBI Reference Card

The Assessment and Management of Dizziness Associated with Mild TBI Clinical Recommendation and Reference Card provide primary care providers with an approach to evaluate dizziness following mild TBI and offers guidance on referral for further vestibular evaluation and care.

Go to Assessment and Management of Dizziness Associated with Mild TBI Training Slides

These training slides include introductory materials for health care providers who are new to the subject of dizziness associated with mild TBI.

Go to Assessment and Management of Visual Dysfunction Associated with Mild TBI Algorithm Card

This clinical suite provides providers an approach to evaluate visual dysfunction following mild TBI and offers guidance regarding referral for further eye or visual evaluation and care.

Go to Assessment and Management of Visual Dysfunction Associated with Mild TBI Clinical Recommendation

This clinical suite provides providers an approach to evaluate visual dysfunction following mild TBI and offers guidance regarding referral for further eye or visual evaluation and care.

Go to Assessment and Management of Visual Dysfunction Associated with Mild TBI Training Slides

These training slides include introductory materials for health care providers who have basic knowledge of TBI, but who may require additional information on visual dysfunction factors associated with mild TBI.

Back to School Guide to Academic Success After Traumatic Brain Injury

This booklet provides guidance to service members and veterans who have ongoing symptoms from a TBI and are going to college, university or vocational school. It gives answers to common questions about accommodation plans, financial aid and assistive technology.

Go to Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Modalities and Interventions Fact Sheet

This fact sheet classifies complementary and alternative medicines (CAM), modalities and interventions and their clinical use. CAM is a group of diverse clinical and health practices and products that aren’t currently considered conventional medicine or accepted standards of care.

Go to Concussion Management Algorithm Pocket Cards

The Concussion Management Algorithm (CMA) is a tool for all levels of providers on the assessment, evaluation and treatment of concussion in the deployed setting.

Go to Concussion Management Algorithm Wallet Cards

The Concussion Management Algorithm (CMA) is a tool for all levels of providers on the assessment, evaluation and treatment of concussion in the deployed setting.

Please note that some files may not be compliant with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. If you need an accessible version of a particular file, please contact us and we will provide one for you.