A recent systematic review on screening and brief interventions (SBI) for substance misuse people with TBI revealed that patients with more severe TBI and those who presented with sufficient confusion that they could not provide informed consent were systematically neglected in research studies on SBI for injury populations.
For article abstract: http://msktc.washington.edu/tbi/sysreviews/publications/TBI_SubstanceMisuse.asp
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Recent Model Systems data show that 8% of people who experience a TBI are of Hispanic origin (http://www.tbindsc.org/Documents/2010%20TBIMS%20National%20Database%20Update.pdf). To ensure Model Systems information reaches the diverse population of people with TBI, MSKTC has translated all TBI consumer factsheets into Spanish. You can access these Spanish versions at: http://msktc.washington.edu/tbi/factsheets/Spanish.asp.
Posted by MSKTC at 1:00 PM
Monday, April 4, 2011
The TBI Model Systems recently posted an evidence-based factsheet on Depression after TBI. This factsheet is written for people with TBI, caregivers, and family member who want to learn more about the causes of and effective treatments for depression. You can access PDF and web-based versions here: http://msktc.washington.edu/tbi/factsheets/depression.asp
Posted by MSKTC at 1:30 PM