Head Trauma in Jail and Implications for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the United States: Case Report and Results of Injury Surveillance in NYC Jails.

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Abstract Because there is no standard reporting of injuries in jails and prisons, the national burden of head trauma during incarceration is unclear. We report on a case of repeated head trauma in the New York City (NYC) jail system, data on the incidence of head trauma and mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), and compare those findings with national… (More)
DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2017.0095

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@article{Siegler2017HeadTI, title={Head Trauma in Jail and Implications for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the United States: Case Report and Results of Injury Surveillance in NYC Jails.}, author={Anne Siegler and Zachary A. Rosner and Ross MacDonald and Elizabeth Ford and Homer Drae Venters}, journal={Journal of health care for the poor and underserved}, year={2017}, volume={28 3}, pages={1042-1049} }