Prevalence of chronic pain after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review.

@article{Nampiaparampil2008PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of chronic pain after traumatic brain injury: a systematic review.},
  author={Devi E. Nampiaparampil},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2008},
  volume={300 6},
  pages={711-9}
}
CONTEXT The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 1.4 million US individuals sustain traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) per year. Previous reports suggest an association between TBI and chronic pain syndromes (eg, headache) thought to be more common in patients with mild TBI and in those who have sustained brain injury from violent rather than unintentional trauma. Comorbid psychiatric disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also mediate chronic… CONTINUE READING
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