New and Noteworthy

May 2016 Patient Advocacy Paper:  The Role of Physical Therapy in Patients with Disorders of Consciousness

Check out the newest advocacy paper for the BI SIG completed by SIG committee members Jennifer Fernandez, PT, DPT, NCS, PCS and Hannah Foster, PT, DPT, NCS

 

2015 Patient Advocacy Paper: Brain Injury and Depression 2015 advocacy

PT In Moton Study: Prolonged Rest No Better Than Usual Care for Adolescents With Concussions  Jan 2015

Using the Recommendations from the TBI Edge Task Force

The task force of leaders in treatment and research for patients with BI meet and reviewed hundreds of applicable resources for clinicians. Please review the steps taken and members of the task force here: TBI EDGE. They have further divided the information into applicable treatment setting such as in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation, acute care, and education.

If you have a suggestion or recommendation, please send it to Carolyn Tassini, PT, DPT, NCS at Carolyn.Tassini@bacroft.org

Concussion in the News!

Concussion is an area of rapid growth in current research and interest. Below is a series of resources for practicing clinicians, students and family members.

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Legislation

National Conference of State Legislators: Last Updated July of 2013

The APTA HOD (House of Delegates) Statement on the Role of Physical Therapist in the Management of Patients with Concussion:

Patient Education:

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