Impact of falls on early mortality from severe traumatic brain injury

@article{Gerber2009ImpactOF,
  title={Impact of falls on early mortality from severe traumatic brain injury},
  author={Linda M. Gerber and Quanhong Ni and Roger H{\"a}rtl and Jamshid Ghajar},
  journal={Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={9 - 9}
}
BACKGROUND The causes of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) vary by age and other demographic characteristics. Mortality after trauma is higher for elderly than younger patients. This study is based on 2779 patients with severe TBI treated at 24 trauma centers enrolled in a New York State quality improvement program. The prospectively collected database… CONTINUE READING