Prevalence of traumatic brain injury in an offender population: a meta-analysis.

@article{Shiroma2010PrevalenceOT,
  title={Prevalence of traumatic brain injury in an offender population: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Eric J. Shiroma and Pamela Lynn Ferguson and Emily Elisabeth Pickelsimer},
  journal={Journal of correctional health care : the official journal of the National Commission on Correctional Health Care},
  year={2010},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={
          147-59
        }
}
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can create challenges to managing offenders and to their successful community reentry upon release. In this study, the researchers reviewed relevant articles in Pubmed, PsycInfo, Medline, and EmBase (1983 to 2009) and communicated with other researchers to identify 20 epidemiologic studies that met preestablished inclusion criteria. Random-effects meta- and subgroup analyses were conducted to calculate the prevalence of TBI and the effects of gender, offender type… CONTINUE READING