Tampere Traumatic Head and Brain Injury Study (TheBrainS)
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Tampere Traumatic head and brain injury study is a prospective study aiming to explore neuroradiological, neuropsychological, neurological and biochemical aspects of mild traumatic brain injury (mtbi). The main interest is on factors that effect to the outcome after mtbi. The study is conducted in Tampere University Hospital's emergency department between the 1st of August 2010 and 31st of July 2013.
Condition or disease
Traumatic Brain Injury
Aims of the study:
To improve clinical assessment of mTBI in the acute phase
To assemble better knowledge of diffusion tensor imaging as a diagnostic tool in mTBI
To improve neuropsychological evaluation of mTBI Main focus on psychosocial functioning / outcome / correlates E.g. Resilience, PTSD
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 60 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Community sample consisting of consecutive mild traumatic brain injury patients metting the enrollment criteria.