Severe head injuries. A six-year follow-up.

@article{Fahy1967SevereHI,
  title={Severe head injuries. A six-year follow-up.},
  author={Thomas J. Fahy and Mark H. Irving and Paul A. H. Millac},
  journal={Lancet},
  year={1967},
  volume={2 7514},
  pages={
          475-9
        }
}
Abstract In a group of patients with severe head injuries, sustained mainly in road-traffic accidents, a high early mortality was associated with an increased risk of premature death in late convalescence. Few survivors escaped permanent sequelae. Neurological residua and the effects of associated injuries were easier for the patients and their families to bear than the concomitant psychiatric impairment. A wide range of psychiatric lesions included a high incidence of dementia together with… CONTINUE READING
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