Aviation is a way of life in South Dakota and other grand states with big distances to cover. Few things are more terrifying than the prospect of a plane and its passengers falling out of the air. The physics involved with the speed and the heights make catastrophic injuries or fatalities almost inevitable.
A mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) may be far more serious than many people -- including doctors -- once realized. In addition, the lack of follow-up care for patients with mild TBIs may be a big problem and lead to long-term functional limitations.