Main Outcome Measure
List of Abbreviations:CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), CHI (closed head injury), CT (computed tomography), ED (emergency department), GCS (Glasgow Coma Scale), ICD-9-CM (International Statistical Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, Clinical Modification), LOC (loss of consciousness), PTA (posttraumatic amnesia), TBI (traumatic brain injury)
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