Traumatic brain injury in the neonate, child and adolescent human: an overview of pathology.

@article{Maxwell2012TraumaticBI,
  title={Traumatic brain injury in the neonate, child and adolescent human: an overview of pathology.},
  author={William L. Maxwell},
  journal={International journal of developmental neuroscience : the official journal of the International Society for Developmental Neuroscience},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={167-83}
}
In the middle of the last century it had been thought that a good recovery of function and behavior would occur after traumatic brain injury (TBI) in very young human beings. A recent major change in thinking states that early childhood TBI may result in a severe compromise of normal brain growth and development such that TBI, rather, may compromise later normal development resulting in a need for very long term patient care and management. The mechanisms of injury and pathology within the… CONTINUE READING