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Traumatic Brain Injury


Hilaire J. Thompson, PhD, ARNP, CNRN, AGACNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA

Joanne Montgomery Endowed Professor

Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics
UW School of Nursing


Learning Objectives

By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Identify risk factors for brain injury in older adults.
  • Describe head injury prevention strategies to integrate into clinical care and patient education.
  • Discuss the current state of knowledge regarding clinical care of older adults following traumatic brain injury.

[From the Winter 2018 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]

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