Chronic impact of traumatic brain injury on outcome and quality of life: a narrative review

@inproceedings{Stocchetti2016ChronicIO,
  title={Chronic impact of traumatic brain injury on outcome and quality of life: a narrative review},
  author={Nino Stocchetti and Elisa Roncati Zanier},
  booktitle={Critical care},
  year={2016}
}
Traditionally seen as a sudden, brutal event with short-term impairment, traumatic brain injury (TBI) may cause persistent, sometimes life-long, consequences. While mortality after TBI has been reduced, a high proportion of severe TBI survivors require prolonged rehabilitation and may suffer long-term physical, cognitive, and psychological disorders. Additionally, chronic consequences have been identified not only after severe TBI but also in a proportion of cases previously classified as… CONTINUE READING
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