Data on multiple causes of death, as collected and provided by the National Center for Health Statistics, show that of all injury-related deaths, at least 28% involve significant injury to the brain (1). The patients at highest risk for brain injury are between 15 and 24 years of age, with males far more often affected than females.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Modern Surgical Care|
|Subtitle of host publication||Physiologic Foundations and Clinical Applications, Third Edition|
|Number of pages||10|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2006|
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