Sign Up

Burden of traumatic brain injury in New Zealand: Incidence, prevalence and disability-adjusted life years

NZ Literature Abstract

posted by WM Admin on 2015-06-22 10:21:08.272

Authors

Braden J. Te Ao
Martin Tobias
Shanthi N. Ameratunga
Kathryn M. McPherson
Alice Theadom
Anthony C. Dowell
Nicola Starkey
Kelly M. Jones
Suzanne L. Barker-Collo
Paul Brown
Valery Feigin

Year of Publication

2015

Source

Neuroepidemiology, 44, 255-261

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status

Completed

Abstract

In this study, the authors estimate the incidence, prevalence and disability-adjusted life years for traumatic brain injury (TBI) in New Zealand in 2010. They conclude that the "... burden of TBI in NZ is substantial, and mild TBI contributes to a major part of non-fatal outcomes".

How to Access

To read the full abstract, and for information on how to access the full text, go to: http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000431043 or contact your DHB library, or organisational or local library for assistance.