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Research Article

Comparison of Mortality Following Hospitalisation for Isolated Head Injury in England and Wales, and Victoria, Australia

  • Belinda J. Gabbe mail,

    belinda.gabbe@monash.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Ronan A. Lyons,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, United Kingdom

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  • Fiona E. Lecky,

    Affiliations: The Trauma Audit and Research Network, Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom, Department of Emergency Medicine, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom

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  • Omar Bouamra,

    Affiliation: The Trauma Audit and Research Network, Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom

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  • Maralyn Woodford,

    Affiliation: The Trauma Audit and Research Network, Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom

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  • Timothy J. Coats,

    Affiliations: The Trauma Audit and Research Network, Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom, Accident and Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom

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  • Peter A. Cameron

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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  • Published: May 31, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0020545

About the Authors

Belinda J. Gabbe, Peter A. Cameron
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Belinda J. Gabbe, Peter A. Cameron
National Trauma Research Institute, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ronan A. Lyons
School of Medicine, Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, United Kingdom
Fiona E. Lecky, Omar Bouamra, Maralyn Woodford, Timothy J. Coats
The Trauma Audit and Research Network, Health Sciences Research Group, School of Community Based Medicine, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, University of Manchester, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom
Fiona E. Lecky
Department of Emergency Medicine, Salford Royal Hospital, Salford, United Kingdom
Timothy J. Coats
Accident and Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester, United Kingdom
Peter A. Cameron
Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Corresponding Author

Email: belinda.gabbe@monash.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BJG RAL FEL OB MW PAC. Performed the experiments: BJG RAL OB FEL. Analyzed the data: BJG RAL FEL OB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BJG RAL FEL OB MW TJC PAC. Wrote the paper: BJG RAL FEL OB MW TJC PAC.