The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Neurocognitive Outcomes in Children: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry
Fecha de publicación: 19 de marzo de 2021
Autores: Mark Sen Liang Goh, Dawn Shu Hui Looi, Jia Ling Goh, Rehena Sultana, Sharon Si Min Goh, Jan Hau Lee, Shu-Ling Chong
Background:Globally, traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects three million children annually and is a leading cause of death and disability. Children with moderate to severe TBI experience deficits that persist into adulthood, affecting educational, employment and psychosocial outcomes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified poor understanding of the long-term consequences of paediatric TBI as an important gap resulting in inadequate care.