The epidemiology of mild, uncomplicated brain injury.

@article{Kraus1988TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of mild, uncomplicated brain injury.},
  author={Jess F. Kraus and Parivash Nourjah},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1988},
  volume={28 12},
  pages={1637-43}
}
Mild brain injury accounts for a substantial proportion of all persons admitted to a hospital for brain trauma, yet the amount of information on the epidemiology of this problem is quite sparse. Data on mild brain injuries for San Diego County residents injured in 1981 were analyzed for incidence, external cause, prehospital factors, diagnoses, alcohol use, and in-hospital treatment costs. More than 80% of all San Diego County residents hospitalized for an acute brain injury had a mild… CONTINUE READING
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