Agitation in closed head injury: haloperidol effects on rehabilitation outcome.

@article{Rao1985AgitationIC,
  title={Agitation in closed head injury: haloperidol effects on rehabilitation outcome.},
  author={Noel Rao and H M Jellinek and D C Woolston},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1985},
  volume={66 1},
  pages={30-4}
}
The role of agitation as a prognostic indicator of outcome in 26 patients with severe traumatic closed head injury was studied to explore haloperidol effects on the outcome of rehabilitation treatment. The incidence and degree of agitation and post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) in brain-injured patients undergoing comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation were also studied. Variables measured included length of coma, PTA, rehabilitation admission and discharge functional status, and CT scan results. Of… CONTINUE READING