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Most Families Doubt Docs’ Prognosis in Severe Brain Injury

Almost two thirds of families of patients with severe acute brain injury either don’t understand, or don’t believe, their physician’s prognosis of the likelihood of full recovery for their loved one, new research shows. In a cross-sectional study of 193 patients with stroke or traumatic brain injury (TBI) or hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy after cardiac arrest,…