Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the number one cause of mortality and morbidity in young adults in modern Western societies. This article discusses TBI rehabilitation in the Netherlands. Facts and figures on rehabilitation as well as on the epidemiology of TBI and its silent epidemic in the Netherlands are presented. The Dutch healthcare system is described, and strengths and weaknesses of TBI rehabilitation are discussed.

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Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

Ribbers, G. (2007). Traumatic brain injury rehabilitation in the Netherlands: Dilemmas and challenges. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation (Vol. 22, pp. 234–238). doi:10.1097/01.HTR.0000281839.07968.32