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Classifications for Diffuse Axonal Injury (DAI) Following Traumatic Head Injury (TBI)

Purpose:

To grade the severity of diffuse axonal injury (DAI) following traumatic brain injury (TBI) based on the classification of Adams et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S06

Description:

Adams et al identified pathologic changes associated with diffuse axonal injury (DAI) following traumatic head injury (TBI). These correlate with the severity of the injury. The authors are from the University of Glasgow,

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