Speech comprehension to predict outcomes in sedation-free patients with traumatic brain injury

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Takeaway

  • Speech comprehension, tracked using electroencephalogram (EEG) at bedside, can improve prognosis accuracy at 3 and 6 months for patients in acute post-traumatic unresponsive states.

Why this matters

    Better interpretation of potential outcomes following traumatic brain injury (TBI) will aid in improving decision-making for caregivers by reducing uncertainty concerning neurological status.

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