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Can you give me advice? I have been working on as much information as possible regarding traumatic brain injury, what the chances are for a full recovery?

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Dr. Irving Harper
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Hope this helps

The calculator in this website gives likely outcomes form traumati brain injury: prognostic model for predicting outcome after traumatic brain injury (online calculator).
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In brief: Hope this helps

The calculator in this website gives likely outcomes form traumati brain injury: prognostic model for predicting outcome after traumatic brain injury (online calculator).
Mrc crash trial website. Available at: http://www.Crash2.Lshtm.Ac.Uk/risk%20calculator/index.Html.
Dr. Irving Harper
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Dr. Robert Kent
That is a very good site but it only deals with survival, not outcome, functional prognosis or overall prognosis. The process to decide whether someone will have a full recovery is a much more complex issue and is do different from one injury to another.
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Too many variables

There are so many variables, from mild to moderate to severe brain injury, time in post traumatic amnesia, structural damage, etc.
It is difficult to say even when we have the whole clinical picture, much less without a specific patient in mind. This is still such a developing area of medicine, its just way to hard to say with any certainty. Sorry i can not be more specific, but i hope that helps!

In brief: Too many variables

There are so many variables, from mild to moderate to severe brain injury, time in post traumatic amnesia, structural damage, etc.
It is difficult to say even when we have the whole clinical picture, much less without a specific patient in mind. This is still such a developing area of medicine, its just way to hard to say with any certainty. Sorry i can not be more specific, but i hope that helps!
Dr. Robert Kent
Dr. Robert Kent
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