"Introduction to Traumatic Brain Injury" by Lisa DelSignore, MD for OPENPediatrics
Traumatic brain injury TBI is a common occurrence in the United States, with an estimated incidence exceeding 1 million injuries per year. Cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physical impairments are common sequelae of TBI and may, in a significant minority of patients, persist well into the late period following injury.
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