Return to Work and Functional Outcomes After Major Trauma: Who Recovers, When, and How Well?

@article{Gabbe2016ReturnTW,
  title={Return to Work and Functional Outcomes After Major Trauma: Who Recovers, When, and How Well?},
  author={Belinda J Gabbe and Pamela M. Simpson and James E. Harrison and Ronan A. Lyons and Shanthi Ameratunga and Jennie A Ponsford and Mark Fitzgerald and Rodney Thomas Judson and Alex Collie and Peter Alistair Cameron},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={263 4},
  pages={623-32}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe the long-term outcomes of major trauma patients and factors associated with the rate of recovery. BACKGROUND As injury-related mortality decreases, there is increased focus on improving the quality of survival and reducing nonfatal injury burden. METHODS Adult major trauma survivors to discharge, injured between July 2007 and June 2012 in Victoria, Australia, were followed up at 6, 12, and 24 months after injury to measure function (Glasgow Outcome Scale-Extended) and… CONTINUE READING
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