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Deficiencies in rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7533.118-a (Published 12 January 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:118
  1. Peter J Hutchinson, senior academy fellow ([email protected]),
  2. John D Pickard, professor of neurosurgery
  1. Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ
  2. Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge CB2 2QQ

    Editor—Fleminger and Ponsford in their editorial on long term outcome after traumatic brain injury highlight the need for more attention to be paid to neuropsychiatric functioning. 1 The authors say that early assessments after injury concentrate more on physical disability than cognition.

    Our experience is that neither is tackled adequately. …

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