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Mandate of the who collaborating centre task force on mild traumatic brain injury

Hans von Holst A1 and J. David Cassidy A3
A1 Department of Neurosurgery and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Neurotrauma Karolinska Institutet Stockholm Sweden
A2 Center for Technology in Health Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm Sweden
A3 Alberta Centre for Injury Control and Research, Department of Public Health Sciences University of Alberta Edmonton Alberta Canada
A4 Department of Medicine University of Alberta Edmonton Alberta Canada
A5 Section for Personal Injury Prevention, Department of Clinical Neurosciences Karolinska Institutet Stockholm Sweden

DOI: 10.1080/16501960410023633


In collaboration with outside experts, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Neurotrauma at the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, has assembled a task force to undertake a best-evidence synthesis of the literature on mild traumatic brain injury. The task force has addressed the epidemiology, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and economic costs of mild traumatic brain injury in order to make recommendations to reduce the medical as well as the social consequences of mild traumatic brain injury.

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