Geriatric neurotrauma

Jack Wilberger, Diana J. Jho

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Abstract

Neurotrauma in the elderly is increasing exponentially. In one state there was an 87 % increase in the incidence of moderate and severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) from 1992 to 2009. In the central nervous system, normal physiologic changes with aging in association with systemic comorbidities result in the need to evaluate, treat, and manage these patients as a unique group in order to optimize outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGeriatric Trauma and Critical Care
PublisherSpringer New York
Pages237-248
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781461485018
ISBN (Print)9781461485001
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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