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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 603--608

Management of Rehabilitation needs of “Unknown” Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors: A Medical and Psychiatric Social Work Perspective

Raju Birudu1, TR Kanmani1, B Indira Devi2 
1 Department of Psychiatric Social Work, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Neuro-Surgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. B Indira Devi
Department of Neuro-Surgery, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bengaluru, Karnataka
India

Traumatic brain injuries [TBI] caused by road traffic accidents [RTA] are a serious health problem for people of all countries across the globe. RTA will be a leading cause of mortality, morbidity, disabilities and creating many rehabilitation needs. Hence, this, article highlights the clinical concerns, burden, challenges, role of medical and psychiatric social worker, rehabilitation strategies and practical guidelines needed for successful rehabilitation of the unknown and abandoned TBI survivors.


How to cite this article:
Birudu R, Kanmani T R, Devi B I. Management of Rehabilitation needs of “Unknown” Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors: A Medical and Psychiatric Social Work Perspective.Neurol India 2020;68:603-608


How to cite this URL:
Birudu R, Kanmani T R, Devi B I. Management of Rehabilitation needs of “Unknown” Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors: A Medical and Psychiatric Social Work Perspective. Neurol India [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Sep 28 ];68:603-608
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