Overlooked but critical: traumatic brain injury as a consequence of interpersonal violence.

@article{Banks2007OverlookedBC,
  title={Overlooked but critical: traumatic brain injury as a consequence of interpersonal violence.},
  author={Martha E Banks},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={290-8}
}
Despite evidence that more than 80% of female victims of intimate partner violence, seen for medical treatment of violence-related injuries, have sustained facial injuries, traumatic brain injury is often overlooked as a consequence of those injuries. This article reviews the scant literature available and examines research on equivalent injuries sustained by athletes. Practical domains of symptoms are described, as is a review of literature pertinent to culturally relevant rehabilitation for… CONTINUE READING