A prospective registry evaluating the epidemiology and clinical care of traumatic brain injury patients presenting to a regional referral hospital in Moshi, Tanzania: challenges and the way forward.

@article{Staton2017APR,
  title={A prospective registry evaluating the epidemiology and clinical care of traumatic brain injury patients presenting to a regional referral hospital in Moshi, Tanzania: challenges and the way forward.},
  author={Catherine A Staton and Daniel Msilanga and George Kiwango and Jo{\~a}o Ricardo Nickenig Vissoci and Luciano Pires de Andrade and Rebecca Lester and Michael Brian Hocker and Charles J. Gerardo and Mark Mvungi},
  journal={International journal of injury control and safety promotion},
  year={2017},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={69-77}
}
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the most common cause of death and disability globally disproportionately affecting low- and middle-income countries where increasing injury rates are compounded by limited quality care. The objective of this study is to describe quality of care for TBI patients who presented to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Moshi, Tanzania. We evaluated a prospective quality improvement TBI registry that enrolled consecutive patients with acute TBI. Descriptive… CONTINUE READING
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