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North American Brain Injury Society

Planning is well underway for the Brain Injury Conference of the Americas, scheduled for September 14-16, 2006, at the Eden Roc Resort in Miami.  Over fifty speakers from Canada, Latin America and the USA are scheduled to present on the very ...

Articles of Note

In order to keep IBIA members apprised of current brain injury literature, NTL editors and editorial board members have prepared a list of recently published articles that may be of interest.   Andermahr J, Elsner A, Brings AE, Hensler T, ...

The Assessment and Rehabilitation of Vegetative and Minimally Conscious Patients

By: Martin R Coleman This volume, which is published by Psychology Press, a division of the Taylor & Francis Group, is actually a special issue of the Journal of Neuropsychological Rehab. The guest editor, Martin R. Coleman, of the Cambridge Coma ...

NABIS Update

Brain injury professionals from all over North and Latin America gathered in Miami, Florida, for the NABIS Brain Injury Conference of Americas in September, 2006. Conference chairperson, Ronald Savage, MEd, worked with section chairs Micky Collins, PhD, Michael Pietrzak, MD, David Seaton, ...

Detecting Awareness in Vegetative State

By: Adrian M. Owen, Martin R. Coleman, Melanie Boly, Matthew H. Davis, Steven Laureys, John D. Pickard This is a fascinating report that may change the direction of research and the general perspectives on assessment and diagnosis of the vegetative ...

Recommended Reading

The editors of the International NeuroTrauma Letter have complied the following list of current journal articles for your reference. Powner DJ, Boccalandro C, Alp MS, Vollmer DG. Endocrine failure after traumatic brain injury in adults. Neurocrit Care. 2006;5(1):61-70. PMID: 16960299 [PubMed - in ...

Articles of Note

In order to keep IBIA members apprised of current brain injury literature, NTL editors and editorial board members have prepared a list of recently published articles that may be of interest. Natale JE, Guerguerian AM, Joseph JG, McCarter R, Shao ...

Book Review. Brain Injury Treatment: Theories and Practices

There are now many books on brain injury and so one always has to ask whether we need another one to add to our library shelves. In the case of this book the answer is ‘yes’. It has 24 chapters ...

Articles of Note

Demos Publications has also made available a discount to IBIA members on Dr. Zasler’s new publication, Brain Injury Medicine: Principles and Practice, a comprehensive, core textbook dealing with the full continuum of issues from acute care to community re-entry following ...

Ask The Doctor

Ask The Doctor Dear IBIA, I have often dealt with post-TBI patients who complain of dizziness.  A patient of mine was recently given a diagnosis of "post traumatic perilymphatic fistula".  I have never heard of this condition and cannot find ...