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Overlooked but critical: traumatic brain injury as a consequence of interpersonal violence.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17596346     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Despite evidence that more than 80% of female victims of intimate partner violence, seen for medical treatment of violence-related injuries, have sustained facial injuries, traumatic brain injury is often overlooked as a consequence of those injuries. This article reviews the scant literature available and examines research on equivalent injuries sustained by athletes. Practical domains of symptoms are described, as is a review of literature pertinent to culturally relevant rehabilitation for victims sustaining traumatic brain injuries.
Martha E Banks
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Trauma, violence & abuse     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1524-8380     ISO Abbreviation:  Trauma Violence Abuse     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-06-28     Completed Date:  2007-09-21     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100890578     Medline TA:  Trauma Violence Abuse     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  290-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
ABackans DCP, Akron, OH, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Brain Injuries / classification*,  epidemiology,  rehabilitation
Contusions / classification*,  epidemiology,  rehabilitation
Emergency Service, Hospital / statistics & numerical data
Facial Injuries / classification
Forensic Pathology
Physical Examination / statistics & numerical data
Risk Assessment
Spouse Abuse / classification*,  rehabilitation,  statistics & numerical data
United States / epidemiology
Women's Health

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