Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/398
Title: Using post-traumatic amnesia to predict outcome following traumatic brain injury.
Epworth Authors: Ponsford, Jennie
Spitz, Gershon
McKenzie, Dean
Keywords: Epworth HealthCare, Clinical Trials and Research Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Rehabilitation
TBI
Traumatic Brain Injury
Post-Traumatic Amnesia
PTA
Adult Brain Injury
Brain Injuries
Amnesia
Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: Aug-2015
Publisher: Mary Ann Liebert Inc. Publishers
Citation: J Neurotrauma. 2015 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Abstract: Duration of post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) has emerged as a strong measure of injury severity following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Despite the growing international adoption of this measure, there remains a lack of consistency in the way in which PTA duration is used to classify severity of injury. This study aimed to establish the classification of PTA that would best predict functional or productivity outcomes. We conducted a cohort study of 1041 individuals recruited from inpatient admissions to a TBI rehabilitation centre between 1985 and 2013.
Description: Epub ahead of print.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11434/398
DOI: 10.1089/neu.2015.4025
PubMed URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26234939
ISSN: 1557-9042
Journal Title: Journal of Neurotrauma
Type: Journal Article
Affiliated Organisations: Monash University, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.
School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Cohort Study
Appears in Collections:Neurosciences
Rehabilitation

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