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Memory disorder related to coma duration after head injury.
  1. J Vilkki,
  2. K Poropudas,
  3. A Servo
  1. Neurosurgical Clinic, University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.


    The relationship of memory and intelligence test performances to coma duration was studied in 51 head injured patients who had not been operated on for intracranial haematoma. Memory defect was related to coma duration, and was not secondary to impaired perceptual or conceptual analysis of the material to be remembered.

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