A brief summary of current research.
Kosch, Y, Browne, S, King, C, Fitzgerald, G & Cameron, I (2010) Brain Injury Vol. 24, (3), pp 479-485.
This study reaffirmed that longer durations of post-traumatic amnesia (PTA) are associated with more severe brain injuries and longer recovery times, such as hospitalizations. PTA duration is also a predictor of how well a person will function following a brain injury.