Brain Behav Immun 2021 Nov 19;100:29-47. Epub 2021 Nov 19.
Department of Neuroscience, Central Clinical School, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia; Department of Neurology, Alfred Health, Prahran, VIC, Australia; Department of Medicine (Royal Melbourne Hospital), The University of Melbourne, Parkville, VIC, Australia. Electronic address:
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major contributor to death and disability worldwide. Children are at particularly high risk of both sustaining a TBI and experiencing serious long-term consequences, such as cognitive deficits, mental health problems and post-traumatic epilepsy. Severe TBI patients are highly susceptible to nosocomial infections, which are mostly acquired within the first week of hospitalization post-TBI. Read More