Outcomes evaluation in TBI Rehabilitation. Part I: overview and system principles.

@article{Johnston1994OutcomesEI,
  title={Outcomes evaluation in TBI Rehabilitation. Part I: overview and system principles.},
  author={Mark V Johnston and Karyl M Hall},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1994},
  volume={75 12 Spec No},
  pages={SC1-9; discussion SC27-8}
}
Questions of how to measure outcomes are commonly heard in rehabilitation today. In this supplement we review the current state of the art of outcomes measurement in traumatic brain injury rehabilitation, discuss key issues, and identify steps that need to be taken. The underlying question is not simply that of outcomes measurement but how to infer effective and cost-effective treatment. The validity of such inferences rests on multiple features of the entire clinical information system… CONTINUE READING