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This is a retrospective study looking at traumatic brain injury patients comparing those with and without  pre-existing psychiatric illness at the time of injury. Those with pre-existing illness had longer hospital stays, longer ICU stays and more frequent readmissions.


Benavides F, Liporaci J, Getchell J, et al. Effects of pre-existing psychiatric illness on traumatic brain injury outcomes: A propensity-matched cohort study. Trauma. 2024;0(0). doi:10.1177/14604086231187157