Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and chronic cognitive impairment: a scoping review - McInnes K, Friesen CL, MacKenzie DE, Westwood DA, Boe SG.

Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), or concussion, is the most common type of traumatic brain injury. With mTBI comes symptoms that include headaches, fatigue, depression, anxiety and irritability, as well as impaired cognitive function. Symptom resolution...
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