Recommended Reading

The editors of the International NeuroTrauma Letter have complied the following list of current journal articles for your reference.

  1. 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 process]
  2. Schonberger M, Humle F, Zeeman P, Teasdale TW.
    Patient compliance in brain injury rehabilitation in relation to awareness and cognitive and physical improvement. 
    Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2006 Oct;16(5):561-78. 
    PMID: 16952893 [PubMed ­ in process]
  3. van Baalen B, Odding E, van Woensel MP, Roebroeck ME. 
    Reliability and sensitivity to change of measurement instruments used in a traumatic brain injury population. 
    Clin Rehabil. 2006 Aug;20(8):686-700. 
    PMID: 16944826 [PubMed - in process] |
  4. Keenan HT, Bratton SL. 
    Epidemiology and outcomes of pediatric traumatic brain injury. 
    Dev Neurosci. 2006;28(4-5):256-63. 
    PMID: 16943649 [PubMed - in process]
  5. Kochanek PM. 
    Pediatric traumatic brain injury: quo vadis? 
    Dev Neurosci. 2006;28(4-5):244-55. 
    PMID: 16943648 [PubMed - in process]
  6. Saeki S, Okazaki T, Hachisuka K. 
    Concurrent validity of the community integration questionnaire in patients with traumatic brain injury in Japan. 
    J Rehabil Med. 2006 Sep;38(5):333-5. 
    PMID: 16931465 [PubMed - in process]
  7. Anderson V, Catroppa C. 
    Advances in postacute rehabilitation after childhood-acquired brain injury: a focus on cognitive, behavioral, and social domains. 
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Sep;85(9):767-78. 
    PMID: 16924189 [PubMed - in process]
  8. Ramic M, Emerick AJ, Bollnow MR, O'brien TE, Tsai SY, Kartje GL. 
    Axonal plasticity is associated with motor recovery following amphetamine treatment combined with rehabilitation after brain injury in the adult rat. 
    Brain Res. 2006 Aug 17; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 16920088 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  9. Berger RP. 
    The use of serum biomarkers to predict outcome after traumatic brain injury in adults and children. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Jul-Aug;21(4):315-33. 
    PMID: 16915008 [PubMed - in process]
  10. Segal ME, Goodman PH, Goldstein R, Hauck W, Whyte J, Graham JW, Polansky M, Hammond FM. 
    The accuracy of artificial neural networks in predicting long-term outcome after traumatic brain injury. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 Jul-Aug;21(4):298-314. 
    PMID: 16915007 [PubMed - in process]
  11. Willer B, Leddy JJ. 
    Management of concussion and post-concussion syndrome. 
    Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2006 Sep;8(5):415-26. 
    PMID: 16901381 [PubMed - in process]
  12. Lloyd-James L. 
    Facing reality: discharge challenges after neuro-rehabilitation. 
    Paediatr Nurs. 2006 Jul;18(6):28. No abstract available. 
    PMID: 16881499 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  13. Cicerone K, Levin H, Malec J, Stuss D, Whyte J. 
    Cognitive rehabilitation interventions for executive function: moving from bench to bedside in patients with traumatic brain injury. 
    J Cogn Neurosci. 2006 Jul;18(7):1212-22. 
    PMID: 16839293 [PubMed - in process]
  14. Ramanathan D, Conner JM, Tuszynski MH. 
    A form of motor cortical plasticity that correlates with recovery of function after brain injury. 
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Jul 25;103(30):11370-5. Epub 2006 Jul 12. 
    PMID: 16837575 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  15. Ponsford J, Harrington H, Olver J, Roper M. 
    Evaluation of a community-based model of rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury. 
    Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2006 Jun;16(3):315-28. 
    PMID: 16835154 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  16. Schonberger M, Humle F, Zeeman P, Teasdale TW. 
    Working alliance and patient compliance in brain injury rehabilitation and their relation to psychosocial outcome. 
    Neuropsychol Rehabil. 2006 Jun;16(3):298-314. 
    PMID: 16835153 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  17. McCarthy ML, Dikmen SS, Langlois JA, Selassie AW, Gu JK, Horner MD. 
    Self-reported psychosocial health among adults with traumatic brain injury. 
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Jul;87(7):953-61. 
    PMID: 16813783 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  18. Collicutt McGrath J, Linley PA. 
    Post-traumatic growth in acquired brain injury: a preliminary small scale study. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Jun;20(7):767-73. 
    PMID: 16809209 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  19. Bazarian JJ, Zemlan FP, Mookerjee S, Stigbrand T. 
    Serum S-100B and cleaved-tau are poor predictors of long-term outcome after mild traumatic brain injury. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Jun;20(7):759-65. 
    PMID: 16809208 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  20. Lefebvre H, Levert MJ. 
    Breaking the news of traumatic brain injury and incapacities. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Jun;20(7):711-8. 
    PMID: 16809203 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  21. Wilde EA, Bigler ED, Pedroza C, Ryser DK. 
    Post-traumatic amnesia predicts long-term cerebral atrophy in traumatic brain injury. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Jun;20(7):695-9. 
    PMID: 16809201 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  22. Johnson C, Knight C, Alderman N. 
    Challenges associated with the definition and assessment of inappropriate sexual behaviour amongst individuals with an acquired neurological impairment. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Jun;20(7):687-93. Review. 
    PMID: 16809200 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  23. Rinne MB, Pasanen ME, Vartiainen MV, Lehto TM, Sarajuuri JM, Alaranta HT. 
    Motor performance in physically well-recovered men with traumatic brain injury. 
    J Rehabil Med. 2006 Jul;38(4):224-9. 
    PMID: 16801204 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  24. Collado H, Bensoussan L, Viton JM, Milhe De Bovis V, Delarque A. 
    Does fascicular neurotomy have long-lasting effects? 
    J Rehabil Med. 2006 Jul;38(4):212-7. 
    PMID: 16801202 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  25. Lippert-Gruner M, Maegele M, Pokorny J, Angelov D, Svestkova O, Wittner M, Trojan S. 
    Early rehabilitation model shows positive effects on neural degeneration and recovery from neuromotor deficits following traumatic brain injury. 
    Physiol Res. 2006 Jun 22; [Epub ahead of print] 
    PMID: 16792466 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  26. Spooner DM, Pachana NA. 
    Ecological validity in neuropsychological assessment: a case for greater consideration in research with neurologically intact populations. 
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2006 May;21(4):327-37. Epub 2006 Jun 12. Review. 
    PMID: 16769198 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  27. de la Cueva L, Noe E, Lopez-Aznar D, Ferri J, Sopena R, Martinez C, Chirivella J, Abreu P, Uruburu E. <
    [Usefulness of FDG-PET in the diagnosis of patients with chronic severe brain injury] 
    Rev Esp Med Nucl. 2006 Mar-Apr;25(2):89-97. Spanish. 
    PMID: 16759614 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  28. Bay E, Kreulen GJ, Shavers CA, Currier C. 
    A new perspective: a vulnerable population framework to guide research and practice for persons with traumatic brain injury. 
    Res Theory Nurs Pract. 2006 Summer;20(2):141-57. Review. 
    PMID: 16758717 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  29. Landis J, Hanten G, Levin HS, Li X, Ewing-Cobbs L, Duron J, High WM Jr. 
    Evaluation of the errorless learning technique in children with traumatic brain injury. 
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2006 Jun;87(6):799-805. 
    PMID: 16731215 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  30. Arciniegas DB, Silver JM. 
    Pharmacotherapy of posttraumatic cognitive impairments. 
    Behav Neurol. 2006;17(1):25-42. Review. 
    PMID: 16720958 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  31. Tamietto M, Torrini G, Adenzato M, Pietrapiana P, Rago R, Perino C. 
    To drive or not to drive (after TBI)? A review of the literature and its implications for rehabilitation and future research. 
    NeuroRehabilitation. 2006;21(1):81-92. Review. 
    PMID: 16720941 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  32. Ciuffreda KJ, Han Y, Kapoor N, Ficarra AP. 
    Oculomotor rehabilitation for reading in acquired brain injury. 
    NeuroRehabilitation. 2006;21(1):9-21. 
    PMID: 16720933 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  33. Taricco M, Liberati A. 
    Rehabilitation of traumatic brain injury. Current guidelines and beyond. 
    Eura Medicophys. 2006 Mar;42(1):69-71. No abstract available. 
    PMID: 16718860 [PubMed - in process]
  34. Lee JW, Choi CG, Chun MH. 
    Usefulness of diffusion tensor imaging for evaluation of motor function in patients with traumatic brain injury: three case studies. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 May-Jun;21(3):272-8. 
    PMID: 16717504 [PubMed - in process]
  35. Kennedy RE, Livingston L, Marwitz JH, Gueck S, Kreutzer JS, Sander AM. 
    Complicated mild traumatic brain injury on the inpatient rehabilitation unit: a multicenter analysis. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 May-Jun;21(3):260-71. 
    PMID: 16717503 [PubMed - in process]
  36. Schopp LH, Shigaki CL, Bounds TA, Johnstone B, Stucky RC, Conway DL. 
    Outcomes in TBI with violent versus nonviolent etiology in a predominantly rural setting. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 May-Jun;21(3):213-25. 
    PMID: 16717499 [PubMed - in process]
  37. Ouellet MC, Beaulieu-Bonneau S, Morin CM. 
    Insomnia in patients with traumatic brain injury: frequency, characteristics, and risk factors. 
    J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2006 May-Jun;21(3):199-212. 
    PMID: 16717498 [PubMed - in process]
  38. Schonberger M, Humle F, Teasdale TW. 
    The development of the therapeutic working alliance, patients' awareness and their compliance during the process of brain injury rehabilitation. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Apr;20(4):445-54. 
    PMID: 16716990 [PubMed - in process]
  39. Baguley IJ, Heriseanu RE, Felmingham KL, Cameron ID. 
    Dysautonomia and heart rate variability following severe traumatic brain injury. 
    Brain Inj. 2006 Apr;20(4):437-44. 
    PMID: 16716989 [PubMed - in process]
  40. Butefisch CM. 
    Neurobiological bases of rehabilitation. 
    Neurol Sci. 2006 Mar;27 Suppl 1:S18-23. Review. 
    PMID: 16708176 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  41. Varelas PN, Eastwood D, Yun HJ, Spanaki MV, Hacein Bey L, Kessaris C, Gennarelli TA. 
    Impact of a neurointensivist on outcomes in patients with head trauma treated in a neurosciences intensive care unit. 
    J Neurosurg. 2006 May;104(5):713-9. 
    PMID: 16703875 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  42. Bergfeldt U, Borg K, Kullander K, Julin P. 
    Focal spasticity therapy with botulinum toxin: effects on function, activities of daily living and pain in 100 adult patients. 
    J Rehabil Med. 2006 May;38(3):166-71. 
    PMID: 16702083 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  43. Eriksson G, Tham K, Borg J. 
    Occupational gaps in everyday life 1-4 years after acquired brain injury. 
    J Rehabil Med. 2006 May;38(3):159-65. 
    PMID: 16702082 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  44. Bradley LJ, Kirker SG, Corteen E, Seeley HM, Pickard JD, Hutchinson PJ. 
    Inappropriate acute neurosurgical bed occupancy and short falls in rehabilitation: implications for the National Service Framework. 
    Br J Neurosurg. 2006 Feb;20(1):36-9. 
    PMID: 16698607 [PubMed - in process]
  45. Devitt R, Colantonio A, Dawson D, Teare G, Ratcliff G, Chase S. 
    Prediction of long-term occupational performance outcomes for adults after moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. 
    Disabil Rehabil. 2006 May 15;28(9):547-59. 
    PMID: 16690584 [PubMed - in process]
  46. Ng SC, Poon WS, Chan MT. 
    Cerebral hemisphere asymmetry in cerebrovascular regulation in ventilated traumatic brain injury. 
    Acta Neurochir Suppl. 2006;96:21-3. 
    PMID: 16671416 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  47. Agha A, Thompson CJ. 
    Anterior pituitary dysfunction following traumatic brain injury (TBI). 
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2006 May;64(5):481-8. Review. 
    PMID: 16649964 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  48. Green RE, Melo B, Christensen B, Ngo L, Skene C. 
    Evidence of transient enhancement to cognitive functioning in healthy young adults through environmental enrichment: implications for rehabilitation after brain injury. 
    Brain Cogn. 2006 Mar;60(2):201-3. 
    PMID: 16646120 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  49. Green RE, Christensen B, Melo B, Monette G, Bayley M, Hebert D, Inness E, Mcilroy W. 
    Is there a trade-off between cognitive and motor recovery after traumatic brain injury due to competition for limited neural resources? 
    Brain Cogn. 2006 Mar;60(2):199-201. 
    PMID: 16646119 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  50. Sherman KB, Goldberg M, Bell KR. 
    Traumatic brain injury and pain. 
    Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2006 May;17(2):473-90, viii. Review. 
    PMID: 16616278 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
  51. Whitnall L, McMillan TM, Murray GD, Teasdale GM. 
    Disability in young people and adults after head injury: 5-7 year follow up of a prospective cohort study. 
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2006 May;77(5):640-5. 
    PMID: 16614025 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]