Geriatric Traumatic Brain Injury in China

  title={Geriatric Traumatic Brain Injury in China},
  author={Xianwei Zeng and Shun Pan and Zhenbo Hu},
  booktitle={Current translational geriatrics and experimental gerontology reports},
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality in China. The elderly population has the higher rates of TBI-related hospitalization and death. Traffic accidents are the major cause for TBI in all age groups except in the group of 75 years and older, in which stumbles occurred in nearly half of those who suffered TBI. Older age is known to negatively influence outcome after TBI. To date, investigators have identified a panel of prognostic factors that include… CONTINUE READING