Education attenuates the negative impact of traumatic brain injury on cognitive status.

  title={Education attenuates the negative impact of traumatic brain injury on cognitive status.},
  author={James F. Sumowski and Nancy D. Chiaravalloti and Denise Krch and Jessica M Paxton and John DeLuca},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={94 12},
OBJECTIVE To investigate whether the cognitive reserve hypothesis helps to explain differential cognitive impairment among survivors of traumatic brain injury (TBI), whereby survivors with greater intellectual enrichment (estimated with education) are less vulnerable to cognitive impairment. DESIGN Cross-sectional study. SETTING Medical rehabilitation research center. PARTICIPANTS Survivors of moderate or severe TBI (n=44) and healthy controls (n=36). INTERVENTIONS Not applicable… CONTINUE READING
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