High Risk of Death Lasts for Years After Head Injury, University of Glasgow Study

Published: Feb 03, 2011

MedPageToday -- The risk of mortality after head injury remained significantly increased for as long as 13 years, irrespective of the severity of the injury, results of a case-control study showed. Overall, patients with a history of head injury had more than a twofold greater risk of death than did two control groups of individuals without head injury.

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