KUSHPELEVA, N.A. (2013) TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (REVIEW). Научно-практический журнал “Вестник КазНМУ” (3). ISSN 9965-01-300-4 (In Press)


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The article provides an overview of literature on traumatic brain injuries and their consequences. Traumatic brain injury remains a pressing problem due to the prevalence and serious consequences, the annual increase of the share of the consequences of concussions and brain injuries of mild to moderate severity. Violations occurring after suffering head injuries, get prolonged, progressive course with long-term disability among most of the young and of working age. Modern neuroscience has faced rising trend traumatic brain injuries from 25% to 80% of the total share of neurological diseases. This is due to modern processes of urbanization, the introduction of modern technology, traffic accidents (RTA), localized armed conflict and other factors. Most injury prone males aged 20-50 years (71.7%), which defines its social value. After the injuries to 50% of the victims are forced to change their profession or go on disability. From 30-90% of individuals undergoing traumatic brain injury as a concussion or brain injury of mild to moderate severity of illness suffer traumatic brain. Outcomes of acute traumatic brain injury may be different from full recovery before the onset of 30-96% of the victims of various adverse effects and complications. The effects of traumatic brain injury is a neurological abnormality detectable after 3-12 months or more after the injury and clinical manifestations may persist and evolve as individual residual effects.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions: Научно-практический журнал "Вестник КазНМУ" > Выпуск №2 2013 год
Depositing User: Mr Press KazNMU
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2013 05:40
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2013 05:40

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