The CDC traumatic brain injury surveillance system: characteristics of persons aged 65 years and older hospitalized with a TBI.

@article{Coronado2005TheCT,
  title={The CDC traumatic brain injury surveillance system: characteristics of persons aged 65 years and older hospitalized with a TBI.},
  author={Victor G. Coronado and Karen E. Thomas and Richard W. Sattin and Renee L. Johnson},
  journal={The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={215-28}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of older persons (ie, those aged 65-74, 75-84, and > or = 85 years) hospitalized with traumatic brain injury (TBI). METHODS Data from the 1999 CDC 15-state TBI surveillance system were analyzed. RESULTS In 1999, there were 17,657 persons 65 years and older hospitalized with TBI in the 15 states for an age-adjusted rate of 155.9 per 100,000 population. Rates among persons aged 65 years or older increased with age and were… CONTINUE READING

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