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Report of the
NIH Consensus Development Conference
on the

Rehabilitation of Persons with
Traumatic Brain Injury

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National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Child Health and
Human Development

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
September 1999


Report of the Consensus Development Conference on the REHABILITATION OF PERSONS WITH TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Sponsored by:
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Office of Medical Applications of Research, NIH

Co-sponsored by:
National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institute of Nursing Research
Office of Alternative Medicine
Office of Research on Women’s Health
Agency for Health Care Policy and Research
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

October 26-28, 1998
Bethesda, Maryland

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

September 1999


Table of Contents

  • Introduction to the NIH Consensus Development Conference on Rehabilitation of Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury
  • NIH Consensus Statement
  • Consensus Development Panel
  • Speakers
  • Planning Committee
  • Acronyms/Abbreviations
  • Abstracts

    Rehabilitation of Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injury: Status of the Art and Science
    John Whyte, M.D., Ph.D.

    Challenges in Determining the Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury: Issues Affecting Incidence, Prevalence, and Risk Factor Identification or Measurement
    Jess F. Kraus, Ph.D.

    Trends in Traumatic Brain Injury-Related Hospitalizations—United States, 1980-1995
    David J. Thurman, M.D., M.P.H., and Janet Guerrero, M.S.

    Neurocognitive/Behavioral Outcomes in Children and Adults
    Harvey S. Levin, Ph.D.

    Functional Consequences and Outcome Measurements
    Mitchell Rosenthal, Ph.D.

    Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury for the Family
    Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, Ph.D., ABPP

    Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury for Functioning in the Community
    John D. Corrigan, Ph.D.

    Economics of Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Observations on Progress and Recommended Directions
    Mark V. Johnston, Ph.D. and Kenneth Wood, Ph.D.

    Receptor-Based Mechanisms of Functional Recovery
    Tracy K. McIntosh, Ph.D.

    Cellular Mechanisms of Recovery
    John T. Povlishock, Ph.D.

    Neuroplasticity, Experience, and Mechanisms of Brain Information Storage
    William T. Greenough, Ph.D.

    The Cognitive and Behavioral Mechanisms Underlying Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury at Different Stages After Injury
    Donald T. Stuss, Ph.D.

    Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Evidence-Based Practice Report
    Randall M. Chesnut, M.D., Nancy Carney, Ph.D.,  Hugo Maynard,
    Ph.D., Patricia Patterson, Ph.D., N. Clay Mann, Ph.D., and Mark
    Helfand, M.D.

    Cognitive Rehabilitation: An Impairment-Oriented Approach Embedded in a Holistic Perspective
    George P. Prigatano, Ph.D.

    A Contextualized and Routine-Based Approach to Cognitive and Behavioral Rehabilitation: A Historical Perspective
    Mark Ylvisaker, Ph.D.

    Cognitive Rehabilitation: Research Approaches
    Ronald M. Ruff, Ph.D.

    Institute of Medicine Model of Disability
    Diana D. Cardenas, M.D.

    Models of Head Injury Care
    D. Nathan Cope, M.D.

    Access to Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Other Post-Acute Services
    Gerben DeJong, Ph.D.

    The Consumer Perspective on Existing Models of Rehabilitation: The Rehabilitation of Persons With Traumatic Brain Injuries
    Theresa M. Rankin

    Quality of Life and Life Satisfaction Studies
    Allen W. Heinemann, Ph.D., ABPP

    Ethical Considerations in Research Design Involving Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury
    John Banja, Ph.D.

    Approaches to Resolving the Dilemma
    Kenneth J. Ottenbacher, Ph.D.

  • Report of the Consensus Panel

    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

  • Appendix A

    The Consumer Perspective on Existing Models of Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
    T.M. Rankin

  • Appendix B

    The Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury Among Children and Adolescents
    K.A. Dunn, M.D., M.S.P.H., D.J. Thurman, M.D., M.P.H., and C.J.
    Alverson, Jr., M.S.

  • Appendix C

    Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
    R.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.

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