volume 16, issue 1, P77-86 1999
DOI: 10.1097/00004691-199901000-00008
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Abstract: Olfactory event-related potentials (OERPs) were evaluated to develop an objective, quantitative assessment of sensory and cognitive olfactory loss following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Subjects included 25 TBI patients and 25 age/gender-matched healthy controls. Following standard clinical evaluation of smell function, TBI patients were divided into three groups: 12 anosmics (loss of smell), 6 hyposmics (reduced smell), and 7 normosmics (normal smell). Cognitive ability was assessed using the Trail Making Te…

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