Brain Injury Today Podcast: Dr. Monica Vavilala

Brain Injury Today Podcast: Dr. Monica Vavilala

By: Alexandra de Leon Date: March 31st, 2022

Episode 26: Dr. Monica Vavilala: A Roadmap for Accelerating Progress

The labels of “mild,” “moderate,” and “severe” to classify traumatic brain injury (TBI) are imprecise and are ineffective. Dr. Monica Vavilala is a board-certified anesthesiologist and director of Harborview’s Injury Prevention and Research Center. Earlier this year, Dr. Vavilala served on a task force to help update and personalize traumatic brain injuries to better guide patient care. In this conversation, Dr. Vavilala shares why this update and personalization for traumatic brain injuries is crucial for both doctors and patients.

Here is a link to Dr. Vavilala’s study: Traumatic Brain Injury Categories Should Be Updated And Personalized To Better Guide Patient Care, Says New Report

Brain Injury Today Podcast posted originally to Goal17Media by Allison Mollner