Dementia: meta-analysis of more than 2 million patients finds increased risk from head injury

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Takeaway

  • Head injury is associated with an increased relative risk (RR) in dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD).

Why this matters

  • Clinicians should consider the potential for the development of dementia when assessing head injuries.

Key results

  • Researchers included data from 32 ...