Prediction of functional outcomes after traumatic brain injury: a comparison of 2 measures of duration of unconsciousness.

@article{Whyte2001PredictionOF,
  title={Prediction of functional outcomes after traumatic brain injury: a comparison of 2 measures of duration of unconsciousness.},
  author={John Whyte and David X. Cifu and Sureyya Dikmen and Nancy R. Temkin},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2001},
  volume={82 10},
  pages={1355-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the usefulness of time until motor localization occurs versus time until commands are followed in predicting outcome after traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN A retrospective analysis of data from a prospective cohort study of subjects with severe TBI. SETTING Seventeen Traumatic Brain Injury Model System programs. PARTICIPANTS A total of 496 subjects, recruited through the TBI Model System programs, with loss of consciousness greater than 1 day, with no late… CONTINUE READING

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