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Traumatic Brain Injury 

Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury

Laurence Watkins

and David G.T. Thomas



Updates to sections on epidemiology, initial management of head injuries, and seizures.

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date: 19 September 2021

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the leading causes of death and disability worldwide.

It is an extremely heterogeneous condition with respect to mechanism, pathophysiology, injury pattern, and investigation findings, with highly variable outcomes, posing a significant challenge to clinicians treating it.

Essential to the management of TBI is an integrated, multidisciplinary approach from rapid resuscitation and early intervention through to rehabilitation....

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