CE the effect of varying diagnostic terminology within patient discharge information on expected mild traumatic brain injury outcome.

@article{Kempe2013CETE,
  title={CE the effect of varying diagnostic terminology within patient discharge information on expected mild traumatic brain injury outcome.},
  author={Chloe B. Kempe and Karen Anne Sullivan and Shannon L. Edmed},
  journal={The Clinical neuropsychologist},
  year={2013},
  volume={27 5},
  pages={762-78}
}
This study aimed to determine if systematic variation of the diagnostic terminology embedded within written discharge information (i.e., concussion or mild traumatic brain injury, mTBI) would produce different expected symptoms and illness perceptions. We hypothesized that compared to concussion advice, mTBI advice would be associated with worse outcomes. Sixty-two volunteers with no history of brain injury or neurological disease were randomly allocated to one of two conditions in which they… CONTINUE READING
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