volume 28, issue 1, P8-15 2013
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.815317
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Cillian T. Forde, Surya K. Karri, Adam M. H. Young, Christopher S. Ogilvy

Abstract: The current diagnostic criteria for traumatic brain injury (TBI) are heavily reliant on an accurate clinical history of events. Diagnosis of mild injury relies on one or more of the following: confusion or disorientation, loss of consciousness (LOC) for 30 min or less, post-ictus amnesia for less than 24 h and/or other transient neurological abnormalities and a Glasgow Coma Score (GCS). Given the nature of the condition it is obvious that significant clinical challenges remain to identify in the cases of mild …

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