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The TBIcare project: Evidence based Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Solution for Traumatic Brain Injuries

By:  Olli Tenovuo MD, PhD, Turku University Central Hospital, Finland; David Menon2 MD, PhD, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK Despite the vast impact on public health and economy, traumatic brain injury (TBI) has remained without many core elements that form the cornerstones ...

Pre-clinical Research of Post-Traumatic Headache with Migrainous Features

By:  Melanie B. Elliott, PhD, Stephen D. Silberstein, M.D., Michael L. Oshinsky, PhD On an annual basis, approximately 3.17 million people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) experience long-term disability (TBI) [1, 2]. P(PTH) is the most common chronic pain syndrome within the ...

Gist-Reasoning in Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury

By:  Asha K. Vas MS, Sandra B. Chapman PhD One remarkable capacity of the human brain is its adeptness in extracting ‘gist’ from information that we encounter everyday (Bartlett, 1932, Chapman, Sparks, Levin et al., 2004; Reyna & Brainerd, 1995).Researchers refer to ...

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. The cytokine temporal profile in rat cortex after controlled ...

Members' News

Members' News NTL wants to know what its members are doing, particularly as related to international speaking and research given the mission of the organization. Please send your news for inclusion in NTL to Peter Patrick, PhD atpeterpatrick@embarqmail.com. From Dr. ...

World Congress to Host World Premier of the Film "Head Games"

IBIA is pleased to host the world premier of the film, “Head Games”, which will be screened for the first time on Wednesday, March 21 at 8:00pm, during the 2012 Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury in Edinburgh, Scotland. Following ...

Recap of the International Brain Injury Association’s Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury

The International Brain Injury Association’s (IBIA’s) Ninth World Congress on Brain Injury was held March 21-25, in Edinburgh, Scotland.   IBIA enjoyed record attendance with over 1,300 delegates present at the meeting.   IBIA extends its sincere thanks to the meeting President, ...

IBIA Honors Anne-Lise Christensen with 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award

In recognition for the wonderful and far reaching influence on neurorehabilitation, Anne-Lise Christensen received the 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Brain Injury Association in Edinburgh Scotland. In her acceptance speech she shared the many important influences on her outstanding and ...

Intracranial Pressure Monitoring In Severe Traumatic Brain Injury In Latin America

By:  J. Pridgeon (Correponding author), MHA, W. Videtta, MD, and The NeuroTrauma Research Group Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a major cause of mortality and disability, both in High Income Countries (HIC) and Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). The 1996 ...

Idaho's TBI Virtual Grand Rounds: A Step-by-Step Approach to Delivering Highest Quality Web-based Training

By:  Laura J. Tivis, PhD, Kirsti Beck, & Russell C. Spearman, MEd The use of web-based training is well-documented, often in terms of its utility for rural learners with decreased access to services, providers, and resources (Amarsaikhan, Lkhagvasuren, Oyun and Batchuluun, ...