Post-concussive syndrome after mild head trauma: epidemiological features in Tunisia

Post-concussive syndrome after mild head trauma: epidemiological features in Tunisia Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg (2017) 43:747–753 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Post‑concussive syndrome after mild head trauma: epidemiological features in Tunisia 1 1 1 2 1 1 O. Chakroun‑Walha · I. Rejeb · M. Boujelben · K. Chtara · A. Mtibaa · H. Ksibi · 1 2 1 A. Chaari · M. Bouaziz · N. Rekik Received: 28 May 2015 / Accepted: 1 March 2016 / Published online: 14 March 2016 © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2016 Abstract significant. The major significant impact of minor head Background Minor head injury is one of the major diag- trauma at 6 months of follow-up was among domestic noses requiring management in emergency departments activities. (ED) but its squeals are not well studied in our country. Conclusion The two most important findings of this study Objective To describe the prevalence of post-concussive were the huge proportion of patients having minor head syndrome and its impacts on life activities, up to 6 months injury and discharged from ED without any explanation of follow-up, among patients having a minor head injury of possible symptoms after head trauma and the unknown and discharged from ED. impacts on life activities. Methods A prospective bi-centric study including adults having European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery Springer Journals

Post-concussive syndrome after mild head trauma: epidemiological features in Tunisia

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