Balancing underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis: the case of mild traumatic brain injury.

@article{Ware2015BalancingUA,
  title={Balancing underdiagnosis and overdiagnosis: the case of mild traumatic brain injury.},
  author={J. Ware and S. Jha},
  journal={Academic radiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={22 8},
  pages={
          1038-9
        }
}
  • J. Ware, S. Jha
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Academic radiology
  • M ild traumatic brain injury (m-TBI) is a public health problem, particularly in veterans and athletes. Often synonymous with ‘‘concussion,’’ m-TBI is head injury accompanied by acute-phase characteristics, such as alteration of consciousness. m-TBI can lead to chronic neuropsychological symptoms, known as postconcussive syndrome (PCS), and has been linked to chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder. Managing patients with m-TBI is challenging because of the… CONTINUE READING
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