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What is the best way to prevent a diffuse axonal injury?

The best way to prevent a diffuse axonal injury is to correctly use safety equipment. Wear a seat belt when riding in a car and use helmets when playing sports. When holding a baby, you should be certain to hold the neck and head steady and avoid shaking the head, which could potentially cause a diffuse axonal injury.

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