Chronic morbidities after traumatic brain injury: an update for the advanced practice nurse.

@article{Bay2014ChronicMA,
  title={Chronic morbidities after traumatic brain injury: an update for the advanced practice nurse.},
  author={Esther H Bay and Kattlynn S Chartier},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses},
  year={2014},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={142-52}
}
Emerging data suggest that traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a disease process with considerable long-range morbidities requiring lifelong monitoring and treatment. Multiple chronic morbidities develop across the life span after TBI, including mental health disorders, headaches, seizures, and neuroendocrine imbalances as well as chronic diseases. Still, there… CONTINUE READING