Neurobehavioral consequences of closed head injury in the elderly.

  title={Neurobehavioral consequences of closed head injury in the elderly.},
  author={Judith Aharon-Peretz and Dorita Kliot and E Amyel-Zvi and Rachel Tomer and A Ia Rakier and Moshe Feinsod},
  journal={Brain injury},
  volume={11 12},
The assessment of neurobehavioural outcome after head injury in older patients (> 60 year old) has met with difficultives, due to the obstacles in finding subjects who would constitute an appropriate control group. In the present study, survivors of closed head injury (CHI) of this age group were compared to two control groups: (1) orthopaedic patients (OP) who were injured in similar circumstances but did not sustain head injury and (2) healthy, age-matched volunteers (HC). Compared with HC… CONTINUE READING

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