Agitation after traumatic brain injury: considerations and treatment options.

@article{Lombard2005AgitationAT,
  title={Agitation after traumatic brain injury: considerations and treatment options.},
  author={Lisa A. Lombard and Ross D. Zafonte},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={84 10},
  pages={
          797-812
        }
}
  • Lisa A. Lombard, Ross D. Zafonte
  • Published in
    American journal of physical…
    2005
  • Medicine
  • Posttraumatic agitation is a challenging problem for acute and rehabilitation staff, persons with traumatic brain injury, and their families. Specific variables for evaluation and care remain elusive. Clinical trials have not yielded a strong foundation for evidence-based practice in this arena. This review seeks to evaluate the present literature (with a focus on the decade 1995-2005) and employ previous clinical experience to deliver a review of the topic. We will discuss definitions… CONTINUE READING

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