144.662 TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY AND SPINAL CORD INJURY REGISTRY.
The commissioner of health shall establish and maintain a central registry of persons who
sustain traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury. The purpose of the registry is to:
(1) collect information to facilitate the development of injury prevention, treatment, and
rehabilitation programs; and
(2) ensure the provision to persons with traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury of
information regarding appropriate public or private agencies that provide rehabilitative services
so that injured persons may obtain needed services to alleviate injuries and avoid secondary
problems, such as mental illness and chemical dependency.
History: 1991 c 292 art 2 s 6