Abstracts Selected for Presentation at the WFNS Neuroreha-Conference Münster 2000, and on Early Rehabilitation in Maribor 2001
Background and Objectives:We have carried out a randomized trial to test the efficacy of intensive rehabilitation for patients with TBI. The result showed that significantly more patients in the study group achieved full Functional Independent Measure (FIM) and good Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) at 3 months but the controlled group caught up in subsequent months . Here we report the cognitive function Outcome of the same study.
KeywordsTraumatic Brain Injury Vegetative State Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Glasgow Outcome Scale Daily Cost
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