Mortality following rehabilitation in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems of Care.

@article{HarrisonFelix2004MortalityFR,
  title={Mortality following rehabilitation in the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems of Care.},
  author={Cynthia L Harrison-Felix and Gale G. Whiteneck and Michael J Devivo and Flora Hammond and Amitabh Jha},
  journal={NeuroRehabilitation},
  year={2004},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={45-54}
}
While many outcomes after traumatic brain injury (TBI) have been systematically investigated, the most basic of all outcomes--survival--has been neglected. The purpose of this study was to investigate mortality in a cohort of 2,178 individuals with TBI completing inpatient rehabilitation in one of 15 National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research-funded TBI Model Systems of care. The study hypotheses were: (1) relative to the general population, TBI increases mortality and… CONTINUE READING

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