Feasibility of a brief neuropsychologic test battery during acute inpatient rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury.

@article{Kalmar2008FeasibilityOA,
  title={Feasibility of a brief neuropsychologic test battery during acute inpatient rehabilitation after traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Kathleen Kalmar and Thomas A Novack and Risa Nakase-Richardson and Mark Sherer and Alan B. Frol and Wayne A. Gordon and Robin A. Hanks and Joseph T Giacino and Joseph H. Ricker},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={2008},
  volume={89 5},
  pages={
          942-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine (1) if more than 50% of patients with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) who met study criteria can complete a battery of neuropsychologic tests in less than 75 minutes 2 to 6 weeks after injury regardless of posttraumatic amnesia (PTA) status; (2) which tests are most likely to be completed; and (3) range of scores obtained. DESIGN Prospective multicenter observational study. SETTING Acute inpatient neurorehabilitation hospitals. PARTICIPANTS Screened… CONTINUE READING
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