volume 30, issue 4, P388-396 2016
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2016.1161166
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R. Grieve, Z. Sadique, M. Gomes, M. Smith, F. E. Lecky, P. J. A. Hutchinson, D. K. Menon, K. M. Rowan, D. A. Harrison

Abstract: For critically ill adult patients with acute TBI, within neuroscience centres management in dedicated neurocritical care units versus combined neuro/general units led to improved QoL and higher costs, on average, but these differences were not statistically significant. This study finds that 'early' transfer to a neuroscience centre is associated with reduced mortality, improvement in QOL and is cost-effective.