Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Social and Epidemiological Aspects of Cranioce-rebral Trauma

Year: 2012, volume 8 Issue: №3 Pages: 777-785
Heading: Neurology Article type: Review
Authors: Ovsyannikov D.M.; Chekhonatsky А.А.; Kolesov V.N.; Bubashvili A.I.
Organization: Saratov State Medical University

The review points out that craniocerebral trauma is one of the most current problems in medicine, reasoned for its occurrence, high level of temporary disability, patients' incapacity, and considerable death-rate. Therefore, study of different aspects of craniocerebral trauma has not only medical but also social-economic significance. The authors mark that prevalence frequency of craniocerebral trauma can vary in regions of our state and abroad, it depends on a great number of factors — age, time of a day, trauma's mechanisms. Research of craniocerebral trauma epidemiology is a necessary basis for organization of rational aid for suffered and adequate measures development for primary and second prophylaxis of central nervous system disorders.

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