Traumatic brain injury: Improving prevention, access to care and clinical research

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Brain and Mind
Traumatic brain injury: Improving prevention, access to care and clinical research
Over 90% of TBIs are categorized as “mild”, but over 50% of such patients do not fully recover by 6 months after injury.

Over 90% of TBIs are categorized as “mild”, but over 50% of such patients do not fully recover by 6 months after injury. Improving outcome in these patients would be a huge public health benefit. A multidimensional approach to outcome assessment is advocated, including a focus on mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder. Outcome after TBI is poorer in females compared with males, but reasons for this are not clear.” – Presse release,  CENTER-TBI

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