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Guideline

Brain injury rehabilitation in adults

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Last updated:1st Mar 2013

This guideline provides recommendations on post-acute assessment for adults over 16 years of age with brain injuries and interventions for cognitive, communicative, emotional, behavioural and physical rehabilitation. Evidence is also presented on patient outcomes such as optimal models and settings of care, the benefits of discharge planning and the applicability of telemedicine.

This guideline will be of interest to people who have a responsibility for the management of adults with brain injuries in primary, secondary, tertiary or independent health care or the voluntary sector. It is also applicable to staff who may refer patients to brain injury rehabilitation services and to individuals with personal experience of brain injury.

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