Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Half title and verso pages
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgements
    • Executive summary
    • Abbreviations
  • Sections
    1. Introduction
      • Background
      • Purpose
      • Literature review
      • Case selection
      • Severity measures
    2. TBI as Principal Diagnosis
      • Overview
      • Principal Diagnosis
      • Age and sex distribution
      • Trends over time
      • External Cause of injury
      • Activity at time of injury
      • Place of occurrence of injury
      • Severity of Principal Diagnosis cases
      • Fall related injury
      • Age group
      • Transport related injury
      • Assault related injury
    3. Injury cases with TBI as an Additional Diagnosis
      • Overview
      • Principal Diagnosis
      • Intracranial injury
      • Age and sex distribution
      • Trends over time
      • External Causes of injury
      • Activity at time of injury
      • Place of occurrence of injury
      • Severity of injury cases with TBI as an Additional Diagnosis
      • Mean ICISS score
    4. Other TBI cases
      • Overview
      • Principal Diagnosis
      • Intracranial injury
      • Age and sex distribution
      • Trends over time
      • External Causes of injury
      • Activity at time of injury
      • Place of occurrence of injury
      • Severity
    5. Analysis of multiple head injury codes
      • Introduction
      • Overview
      • Case type
      • External Cause
      • Age groups
      • Remoteness
      • Mode of separation
      • Length of stay
      • Place of occurrence
    6. Burden of TBI on care in hospitals
      • Separations with TBI code (S06) in any diagnosis field
      • Separations with sequelae of intracranial injury code (T90.5) in any diagnosis field
      • Separations involving follow-up care
      • Age and sex distribution
      • Length of hospital stay
      • External Causes
    7. Discussion
  • End matter
    • Appendix: Data issues
    • References
    • List of tables
    • List of figures