The Effect of Varying Diagnostic Terminology Within Patient Discharge Information on Expected Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Outcome

Learning Objectives:

  1. Discuss how diagnostic terminology embedded in patient discharge information influences the expectation of symptoms and the perception of the injury after a mild traumatic brain injury.
  2. Discuss why injury perceptions and symptom expectations may influence patient outcomes after a mild traumatic brain injury.

Kempe, C. B., Sullivan, K. A., & Edmed, S. L. (2013). The effect of varying diagnostic terminology within patient discharge information on expected mild traumatic brain injury outcome. The Clinical Neuropsychologist27(5), 762-778.