Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Determinants and Subsequent Quality of Life. A Review of the Literature

  title={Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Determinants and Subsequent Quality of Life. A Review of the Literature},
  author={Nutthita Petchprapai and C. Winkelman},
  journal={Journal of Neuroscience Nursing},
  • Nutthita Petchprapai, C. Winkelman
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
  • &NA; In this review, we analyzed literature related to the clinical, theoretical, and empirical determinants of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) in adults, with a focus on outcomes. Consequences after MTBI were summarized, patient outcomes were organized following Ferrans and Powers' conceptual model of quality of life, and gaps in knowledge were identified. The following databases were searched for publications related to MTBI: PubMed, PsycINFO, CINAHL, and Digital Dissertation. A total of… CONTINUE READING
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