Summary report: evidence for the effectiveness of rehabilitation for persons with traumatic brain injury.

@article{Chesnut1999SummaryRE,
  title={Summary report: evidence for the effectiveness of rehabilitation for persons with traumatic brain injury.},
  author={Randall Matther Chesnut and Nancy Carney and H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Maynard and Norman Mann and Patricia K. Patterson and Mark Helfand},
  journal={The Journal of head trauma rehabilitation},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={176-88}
}
We evaluated the evidence for effectiveness of rehabilitation methods throughout the phases of recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI) in adults. MEDLINE, HealthSTAR, CINAHL, PsycINFO, and the Cochrane Library were searched, and a total of 3,098 abstracts were reviewed. The strongest studies were critically appraised and their data placed in evidence tables. Results showed that to determine the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions for persons with TBI, a commitment must be made to… CONTINUE READING