Increased long-term risk of hearing loss in patients with traumatic brain injury: A nationwide population-based study.

OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS We investigated incidences of hearing loss among patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) to evaluate whether they had a higher risk of hearing loss than the general population. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study. METHODS Inpatient data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database from January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2010… CONTINUE READING