Mortality from traumatic brain injury.

  title={Mortality from traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Juan J. Lu and Anthony Marmarou and Seong-Ho Choi and Andrew Maas and Gordon D. Murray and Ewout Willem Steyerberg},
  journal={Acta neurochirurgica. Supplement},
It is the general sense that mortality has been decreasing in recent years compared to earlier studies described by the NIH traumatic coma data bank. We studied mortality during the period of 1984 to 1996 to determine if indeed mortality from severe traumatic brain injury was decreasing and to identify factors which might account for the reduction. The study population (N = 1839) consisted of severely head injured patients extracted retrospectively from the TCDB (635), MCV (382), and 822… CONTINUE READING

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