Cognitive and behavioral impairment in traumatic brain injury related to outcome and return to work.

@article{Benedictus2010CognitiveAB,
  title={Cognitive and behavioral impairment in traumatic brain injury related to outcome and return to work.},
  author={Marieke R Benedictus and Jacoba M Spikman and Joukje van der Naalt},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={91 9},
  pages={1436-41}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the cognitive and behavioral disturbances related to return to work (RTW) in patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) with the application of a differentiated outcome scale. DESIGN Longitudinal cohort study. SETTING Level I trauma center. PARTICIPANTS Adults (N=434) with TBI of various severity. INTERVENTIONS Not applicable. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Extended Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS-E), Differentiated Outcome Scale (DOS), and RTW. RESULTS Patients encountered… CONTINUE READING