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OBJECTIVE To examine the extent to which outcomes from traumatic brain injury differ as a function of time and can be predicted at discharge from inpatient rehabilitation. DESIGN Survey method employing cross-sectional analyses. SETTING An inpatient brain injury rehabilitation unit in a large midwestern academic medical center. SUBJECTS Ninety-five(More)
OBJECTIVE Replicate and extend studies of the construct validity of the Functional Independence Measure (FIM) for persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI). DESIGN A cross-sectional study of admissions to acute rehabilitation evaluated 6 months to 5 years after discharge. SETTING An inpatient brain injury rehabilitation unit in a large, academic medical(More)
The relationship between impairment, measured by the Halstead-Reitan Neuropsychological Test Battery (HRNTB), and disability, measured by the Functional Independence Measure (FIM), was investigated in 164 subjects completing acute, inpatient rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury. Exploratory factor analysis of the FIM supported a two-factor model(More)
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