Residents in Missouri may benefit from learning more about the statistics related to traumatic brain injuries and rehospitalization rates. Researchers performing a study found that every year, one-fifth of the patients suffering from traumatic brain injuries were rehospitalized within one to three years following the date of the incident. The researchers concluded that rehospitalization costs should be considered when evaluating the long-term ramifications of these injuries.
Recently there has been a lot in the news regarding brain injuries incurred while playing sports. Professional football and hockey players have even taken legal action against the leagues regarding the matter. The reality however is that people of all ages suffer these injuries all too often. In fact, the following three demographics are most apt to suffer a traumatic brain injury: