Factors contributing to outcome following traumatic brain injury

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Abstract

Traumatic brain injury results in some distinctive patterns of cognitive, behavioural and physical impairment which impact significantly on independent living skills and participation in work or study, social and leisure activities and interpersonal relationships. There is, however, still considerable variability in outcome across individuals in each of the reported domains. This has led to a significant body of research examining factors associated with outcome. A range of injury-related, personal and social factors have been shown to influence survival, as well as cognitive, functional and employment outcome.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803 - 815
Number of pages13
JournalNeuroRehabilitation
Volume32
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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