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On Comparing Series of Head Injured Patients

  • G. Teasdale
  • L. Parker
  • G. Murray
  • B. Jennett
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 28)

Abstract

The data bank that developed as a result of collaboration between centres in Scotland, the Netherlands, and America, currently contains information about the early features and ultimate outcome of more than 1000 patients who sustained severe head injuries—defined as those that are followed by coma for at least 6 hours1.

Keywords

Data Bank Motor Pattern Severe Head Injury Ultimate Outcome Motor Abnormality 
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References

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Teasdale
    • 1
  • L. Parker
    • 1
  • G. Murray
    • 1
  • B. Jennett
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Neurological SciencesSouthern General HospitalGlasgowScotland

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