Blast-induced neurotrauma (BINT), 3641

diffuse brain injury, 41

experimental and clinical studies of, 89, 370371

penetrating traumatic brain injury, 4041

primary blast-induced neurotrauma, 3740

recommendations concerning, 370371

severity scoring of, 45

Brain injury severity, 6364

severity distributions, 64

Brain tumors and traumatic brain injury, 350363

primary studies, 350354

secondary studies, 354355

summary and conclusions, 355

Brief Traumatic Brain Injury Screen, 8, 4445, 370

C

Canadian Study of Health and Aging (CSHA), 129130

Case-control studies, 109110

nested, 110

Case-fatality rates (CFRs), 68

Categories of associations, 112113

inadequate/insufficient evidence to determine whether an association exists, 113

limited/suggestive evidence of an association, 112

limited/suggestive evidence of no association, 113

sufficient evidence of a casual relationship, 112

sufficient evidence of an association, 112

Caveness. See W.F. Caveness studies of Korean War veterans

Classification according to biomechanics of injury, 2728

closed injury, 2728

penetrating and perforating injuries, 28

Classification according to extent of pathology, 2527

pathologic features of diffuse traumatic brain injury, 2627

pathologic features of focal traumatic brain injury, 2526

Cohort studies, 117172

Bryant and Harvey studies, 133134, 155156

general limitations of, 117118

Jennett (Oxford, Rotterdam, Cardiff, and Manchester) studies, 137138, 163164

military studies, 118127

one type of observational-study design, 108109

population-based, 127133

Roberts (Oxford, UK) studies, 138140, 162163

of sports-related traumatic brain injury, 140165

University of Washington longitudinal traumatic brain injury studies, 134137, 156162

Computed tomography (CT), of brain lesions, 60

Conclusions and recommendations, 367372



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