Report of theNIH Consensus Development Conferenceon the
Rehabilitation of Persons withTraumatic Brain Injury
National Institutes of HealthNational Institute of Child Health andHuman Development
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic Health ServiceNational Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentSeptember 1999
Sponsored by:National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentOffice of Medical Applications of Research, NIH
Co-sponsored by:National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication DisordersNational Institute of Mental HealthNational Institute of Neurological Disorders and StrokeNational Institute of Nursing ResearchOffice of Alternative MedicineOffice of Research on Women’s HealthAgency for Health Care Policy and ResearchCenters for Disease Control and Prevention
October 26-28, 1998Bethesda, Maryland
U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPublic Health ServiceNational Institutes of HealthNational Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Rehabilitation of Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury: Status of the Art and ScienceJohn Whyte, M.D., Ph.D.
Challenges in Determining the Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Issues Affecting Incidence, Prevalence, and Risk Factor Identification or MeasurementJess F. Kraus, Ph.D.
Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Hospitalizations—United States, 1980-1995David J. Thurman, M.D., M.P.H., and Janet Guerrero, M.S.
Neurocognitive/Behavioral Outcomes in Children and AdultsHarvey S. Levin, Ph.D.
Functional Consequences and Outcome MeasurementsMitchell Rosenthal, Ph.D.
Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury for the FamilyJeffrey S. Kreutzer, Ph.D., ABPP
Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury for Functioning in the CommunityJohn D. Corrigan, Ph.D.
Economics of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Observations on Progress and Recommended DirectionsMark V. Johnston, Ph.D. and Kenneth Wood, Ph.D.
Receptor-Based Mechanisms of Functional RecoveryTracy K. McIntosh, Ph.D.
Cellular Mechanisms of RecoveryJohn T. Povlishock, Ph.D.
Neuroplasticity, Experience, and Mechanisms of Brain Information StorageWilliam T. Greenough, Ph.D.
The Cognitive and Behavioral Mechanisms Underlying Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury at Different Stages After InjuryDonald T. Stuss, Ph.D.
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Evidence-Based Practice ReportRandall M. Chesnut, M.D., Nancy Carney, Ph.D., Hugo Maynard,Ph.D., Patricia Patterson, Ph.D., N. Clay Mann, Ph.D., and MarkHelfand, M.D.
Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Impairment-Oriented Approach Embedded in a Holistic PerspectiveGeorge P. Prigatano, Ph.D.
A Contextualized and Routine-Based Approach to Cognitive and Behavioral Rehabilitation: A Historical PerspectiveMark Ylvisaker, Ph.D.
Cognitive Rehabilitation: Research ApproachesRonald M. Ruff, Ph.D.
Institute of Medicine Model of DisabilityDiana D. Cardenas, M.D.
Models of Head Injury CareD. Nathan Cope, M.D.
Access to Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Other Post-Acute ServicesGerben DeJong, Ph.D.
The Consumer Perspective on Existing Models of Rehabilitation: The Rehabilitation of Persons With Traumatic Brain InjuriesTheresa M. Rankin
Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction StudiesAllen W. Heinemann, Ph.D., ABPP
Ethical Considerations in Research Design Involving Persons With Traumatic Brain InjuryJohn Banja, Ph.D.
Approaches to Resolving the DilemmaKenneth J. Ottenbacher, Ph.D.
Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury
Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury
Mechanisms Underlying Functional Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injury
Effectiveness of Rehabilitation Interventions to Address Cognitive, Behavioral, and Emotional Consequences of Brain Injury
Models of Comprehensive Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
The Consumer Perspective on Existing Models of Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain InjuryT.M. Rankin
The Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children and AdolescentsK.A. Dunn, M.D., M.S.P.H., D.J. Thurman, M.D., M.P.H., and C.J.Alverson, Jr., M.S.
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain InjuryR.M. Chesnut, M.D., N. Carney, Ph.D., H. Maynard, Ph.D.,P. Patterson, Ph.D., N.C. Mann, Ph.D., and M. Helfand, M.D.