Month: April 2019

Re-discovering Quality of Life After a Traumatic Brain Injury

RE-DISCOVERING QUALITY OF LIFE AFTER A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CHRISTINE BARANDA WEAVER, MAS, OTR/L, CLCP, C/NDT Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a major public health problem resulting in the death and disabilities of young and productive people. Though the mortality of TBI has decreased substantially in recent years the disability due to TBI has not …

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Aging in Place and Brain Injury

Aging in Place and Brain Injury, A Convergence of Disabilities CHRISTINE BARANDA WEAVER, MAS, OTR/L, CLCP, CBIS Aging represents the accumulation of changes over time encompassing physical, psychological, and social changes. It is the greatest known risk factor for most human diseases.   According to the Population Reference Bureau report in January 2016, the number …

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Quality of Life

“We need to re-think the service delivery in brain injury rehabilitation so that long after the rehabilitation has ended, persons with TBI will be able to maintain the gains they made during the in-patient rehabilitation. We must pay attention to providing the resources, support, services and preventing re-hospitalizations to meet the ultimate goal, which is …

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