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Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Risk Factors for Unfavorable Outcome

Purpose:

To identify a patient with severe traumatic brain injury who is likely to have an unfavorable ouctome based on the study of Tasaki et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

S06

Description:

Tasaki et al identified risk factors for an unfavorable outcome following severe traumatic brain injury. These risk factors can be used in the outcome prediction model given in the previous section or as a simple risk score. The authors are from Osaka University in Japan.

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