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Title: Assessment and management of patients in the acute stages of recovery following traumatic brain injury in adults – a worldwide survey.
Epworth Authors: Ponsford, Jennie
McKay, Adam
Other Authors: Carrier, Sarah
Hicks, Amelia
Keywords: Traumatic Brain Injury
Post-Traumatic Amnesia
Current International Practice
Acute Stage Recovery
Glasgow Coma Scale
Westmead PTA Scale
Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test
Rancho Los Amigos Scale
Monash Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Richmond VIC, Australia
Rehabilitation, Mental Health and Chronic Pain Clinical Institute, Epworth HealthCare, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Oct-2020
Conference Name: Epworth HealthCare Research Month 2020
Conference Location: Epworth Research Institute, Victoria, Australia
Abstract: This survey aimed to elucidate current international practice in assessment and management of patients in the acute stages of recovery after TBI. Survey findings suggest PTA is a widely recognised and measured TBI recovery phase, used to determine injury severity and readiness for therapy.
Type: Conference Poster
Affiliated Organisations: Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, School of Psychological Sciences Monash University, Clayton VIC, Australia
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Survey
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