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Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2007 Nov;18(4):681-710, vi.

Traumatic brain injury: a review of practice management and recent advances.

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  • 1Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Missouri-Columbia, DC046.00, One Hospital Drive, Columbia, MO 65212, USA. crooksc@health.missouri.edu


This review of traumatic brain injury encompasses its impact on society, pathophysiology, and rehabilitative management. Topics include mild traumatic brain injury, outcomes, prognosis, cognitive rehabilitation, behavioral management, and neurologic and medical complications. Emphasis is placed on clinically relevant topics that have had recent developments or have been historically difficult to treat. Neurologic complications discussed include seizure, balance, visual dysfunction, and spasticity. Medical complications discussed include neuroendocrine and pain issues.

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