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Gender, sex and traumatic brain injury: transformative science to optimize patient outcomes

Mollayeva T, Colantonio A. Healthc Q. 2017; 20(1):6-9.


This paper presents highlights from a program of research addressing sex and gender among persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI) relevant to the Canadian context. Epidemiological trends based on health administrative data are examined, and their implications for policy and practice are considered. Further, the authors discuss the need to proactively address TBI in marginalized populations and in the workplace, two areas that have not received widespread attention.

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Keywords: Trauma Neurological disorders

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