Death after head injury: the 13 year outcome of a case control study.

  title={Death after head injury: the 13 year outcome of a case control study.},
  author={Thomas M McMillan and Graham M. Teasdale and Christopher J Weir and Elaine Stewart},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={82 8},
BACKGROUND Head injury is common, and the risk of subsequent disability and death is high. Increased risk of death years after injury might be explained by factors associated with, but not a consequence of, the head injury. This unique prospective study investigates mortality over 13 years after injury. METHODS A cohort of n=767 with head injury was compared with two case control groups, matched for age, gender and deprivation, and in one control group, matched for duration of hospital… CONTINUE READING

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